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2014-01-21 08:29:24

Collected Additional Masters (1985-2007) Rarities Compilation Included in Billy Joel - The Complete Albums Collection Bundle NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce the release of Billy Joel - The Complete Albums Collection, all of the artist's studio albums now Mastered For iTunes, available today on iTunes: iTunes.com/BillyJoel. (Logo:...

2010-10-20 16:01:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Billy Joel's first solo album, Cold Spring Harbor, and Columbia/Legacy Recordings will celebrate the occasion with a definitive reissue project of newly restored and expanded Legacy editions of the complete Billy Joel catalog, newly curated collections of rarities from the vaults, previously unavailable studio tracks and live performances, home video releases and more. As an overture to the 40th Anniversary...

2008-07-31 09:00:55

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer 2008 is turning into a banner season for pop music icon Billy Joel, who's enjoying a run of high-profile sales and concert success. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) With the artist making history for his pair of sold-out concerts at New York's Shea Stadium on July 16 and 18, the newly compiled 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition of Billy Joel's "The Stranger" (originally released in September 1977) entered the...

2008-07-08 03:00:16

By Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News Jul. 8--Concept projects capture our attention in the new-releases pile today. BILLY'S BURIED TREASURES: Why should you invest in a remastered edition of a 30-year-old album you may already know like the back of your hand? I'd argue that, for longtime fans, the new, deluxe edition of Billy Joel's "The Stranger" (Sony Legacy, A) isn't really about that album, but about the two bonus discs uncovering never heard or seen (unless you were there)...

2008-07-07 09:00:38

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings proudly celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Billy Joel's breakout album The Stranger with the release of two special editions -- a 2 CD Legacy Edition and a Deluxe Limited Edition including 2 CDs plus a bonus DVD -- of the best-selling multi-platinum collection which catapulted Joel into the upper ranks of pop music superstardom. Each of the 30th Anniversary editions of The Stranger will be available online and in stores on Tuesday, July 8,...

2008-06-24 02:29:54

TouchTunes Corporation, the largest out-of-home interactive entertainment network, today announced the ultimate 30th anniversary celebration for megastar Billy Joel and his album "The Stranger." Starting tomorrow and two weeks before the album is re-released on July 8, fans can enjoy a newly re-mastered version of the original album as well as a never-before-released recording from Joel's celebrated 1977 performance at Carnegie Hall -- on more than 10,000 digital jukeboxes exclusively on the...

2008-06-24 02:29:38

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Billy Joel's Grammy Award-winning album, "The Stranger," TouchTunes Corporation, the largest out-of-home interactive entertainment network, has partnered with Legacy Records and New York's Classic Rock Station, Q104.3, for a sweepstakes giveaway. Fans from the New York tri-state area will be eligible to win tickets to Joel's sold-out concert performance at Shea Stadium on July 18, dubbed "The Last Play at Shea," before the legendary stadium closes its doors...

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