On March 10. 1980.


On March 10, 1980, “Family Productions/ Columbia” label released “Glass Houses”, the seventh Billy Joel studio album.  It was recorded in 1979 and was produced by Phil Ramone. The album was commercial success with sales of 7.1 million copies in the US alone. In 1981, Joel won a “Grammy Award” for “Best Male Rock Vocal Performance”.


  • Billy Joel – lead vocals, acoustic piano, synthesizers, harmonica, electric pianos, accordion
  • David Brown – acoustic and electric guitars
  • Russell Javors– acoustic and electric guitars
  • Doug Stegmeyer– bass guitar
  • Liberty DeVitto– drums, percussion
  • Richie Cannata– saxophones, organs, flute
  • Jim Houghton – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Billy Joel.

  1. You May Be Right
  2. Sometimes a Fantasy
  3. Don’t Ask Me Why
  4. It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me
  5. All for Leyna
  6. I Don’t Want to Be Alone
  7. Sleeping with the Television On
  8. C’était Toi (You Were the One)
  9. Close to the Borderline

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