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List Rules Vote for your favorite Billy Joel songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the best Billy Joel songs, ranked by fans like you. Throughout the '70s and '80s Billy Joel was one of the biggest hitmaking singer-songwriters in the country. Joel's music mixed Broadway style with rock 'n' roll attitude that made for infectious songs. The hits were aplenty but any true Joel fan knows there were always buried treasures on the albums.

This list features songs like "Piano Man" and "Allentown," but also includes shopworn sing alongs like "Uptown Girl" and "Only the Good Die Young." Forget Billboard rankings and reorder this venerable catalog into your own personal Billy Joel's Greatest Hits. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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The Longest Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time
The Longest Time An Innocent Man

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Uptown Girl An Innocent Man

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Don't Ask Me Why Glass Houses

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A Matter of Trust The Bridge

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Leave a Tender Moment Alone An Innocent Man

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This Is the Time The Bridge

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All About Soul River of Dreams

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I Go to Extremes Storm Front

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Honesty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time
Honesty 52nd Street

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The Stranger The Stranger

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The River of Dreams River of Dreams

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Big Shot 52nd Street

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She's Got a Way Cold Spring Harbor

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Sometimes a Fantasy Glass Houses

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Keeping the Faith An Innocent Man

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Piano Man Piano Man

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Pressure The Nylon Curtain

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Allentown The Nylon Curtain

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She's Always a Woman The Stranger

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You May Be Right is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time
You May Be Right Glass Houses

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Just the Way You Are The Stranger

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Captain Jack Piano Man

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Tell Her About It An Innocent Man

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Zanzibar 52nd Street

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My Life 52nd Street

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Goodnight Saigon The Nylon Curtain

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Stiletto 52nd Street

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An Innocent Man An Innocent Man

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richerb added Until the Night 52nd Street

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The Entertainer Streetlife Serenade

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richerb added You're My Home Piano Man

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Leningrad Storm Front