Billy Joel ‎– 52nd Street

CBS ‎– CBS 83181
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Big Shot 4:01
A2 Honesty
Acoustic Guitar – David SpinozzaOrchestrated By [Horn And String Orchestration] – Robert Freedman
A3 My Life
Backing Vocals – Donnie Dacus, Peter Cetera
A4 Zanzibar
Marimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriTrumpet – Freddie Hubbard
B1 Stiletto 4:39
B2 Rosalinda's Eyes
Acoustic Guitar [Nylon String] – Hugh McCrackenFlute [Sopranino Recorder] – George MargeMarimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
B3 Half A Mile Away
Backing Vocals – Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Milt Grayson, Ray Simpson, Zack Sanders*Electric Guitar – Eric GaleOrchestrated By [Horn Orchestration] – Dave GrusinPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
B4 Until The Night
Acoustic Guitar [Nylon String] – Hugh McCrackenChimes [Orchestral Chimes], Percussion – David FriedmanOrchestrated By [Horn And String Orchestration] – Robert Freedman
B5 52nd Street 2:27

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All songs © 1978 Impulsive Music and April Music Inc. (ASCAP).
℗ 1978 CBS Inc. / © 1978 CBS Inc.
Recorded and mixed at A & R Recording, Inc., New York.
Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York.
Printed in Holland / Made in Holland.

Issued with printed inner sleeve.

See 52nd Street and 52nd Street for very similar versions with different distribution/price codes on back cover, upper right corner.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0149
  • Other (Distribution Code): CB 271
  • Other (Price Code): 57 [encircled]
  • Matrix / Runout (Labels, under cat# in brackets): FC 35609
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, stamped): 01-83181-1A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B-side, stamped (the 3 X's covering 1B-1)): 01-83181-XXX2B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, stamped, variant 1): 01-83181-1A-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, stamped, variant 2): 01-83181-1A-6
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A-side, stamped, variant 3): 01-83181-1A-1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FC 35609, 35609 Billy Joel 52nd Street(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia, Columbia, Family Productions FC 35609, 35609 US 1978 Sell This Version
CK 52858 Billy Joel 52nd Street(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gol) Columbia, Legacy CK 52858 US 1992 Sell This Version
MFSL 2-384 Billy Joel 52nd Street(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RM) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 2-384 US 2013 Sell This Version
32693 Billy Joel 52nd Street(LP, Album, RE) CBS 32693 Spain 1985 Sell This Version
CSCS 6063 Billy Joel 52nd Street(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony CSCS 6063 Japan 1990 Sell This Version