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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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Vienna The Stranger

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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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All About Soul River of Dreams

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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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I Go to Extremes Storm Front

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Leningrad Storm Front

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Honesty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time
Honesty 52nd Street

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The River of Dreams River of Dreams

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The Stranger The Stranger

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Tomorrow Is Today Cold Spring Harbor

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Piano Man Piano Man

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Big Shot 52nd Street

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She's Got a Way Cold Spring Harbor

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Keeping the Faith An Innocent Man

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Sometimes a Fantasy Glass Houses

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Pressure The Nylon Curtain

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Got to Begin Again Cold Spring Harbor

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She's Always a Woman The Stranger

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You May Be Right is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Billy Joel Songs of All Time
You May Be Right Glass Houses

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Allentown The Nylon Curtain

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Just the Way You Are The Stranger

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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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Captain Jack Piano Man

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Goodnight Saigon The Nylon Curtain

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An Innocent Man An Innocent Man

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Stiletto 52nd Street

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All for Leyna Glass Houses

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Until the Night 52nd Street

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The Entertainer Streetlife Serenade

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You're My Home Piano Man