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Streetlife Serenade
is the third album by Billy Joel.  It was released in late 1974, it featured The Entertainer, a hit song in which Joel explains his frustration with his critics' reviews.  Overall, Joel was unhappy with this album.  The album had two instrumentals, which Joel explained saying that he hadn't had enough time to write many new songs.

TracksEdit

  1. "Streetlife Serenader" – 5:18
  2. "Los Angelenos" – 3:41
  3. "The Great Suburban Showdown" – 3:46
  4. "Root Beer Rag" – 3:00 (Instrumental)
  5. "Roberta" – 4:28

Side BEdit

  1. "The Entertainer" – 3:39
  2. "Last of the Big Time Spenders" – 4:36
  3. "Weekend Song" – 3:31
  4. "Souvenir" – 2:01
  5. "The Mexican Connection" – 3:38 (Instrumental)

Hit SinglesEdit

CreditsEdit

  • Billy Joel: piano, keyboards, Moog synthesizer, vocals
  • Michael Stewart: producer, guitar
  • Ron Malo: engineer
  • Ron Coro: art production, design
  • John Naatjes: tape research
  • Peter Cunningham: photography
  • Jim Marshal: photography
  • Richard Bennett: guitar
  • Don Evans: guitar
  • Mike Deasy: guitar
  • Gary Dalton: guitar
  • Al Hertzberg: guitar
  • Art Munson: guitar
  • Raj Rathor: guitar
  • Emordy Gordy Jr.: bass guitar
  • Larry Knetchel: bass guitar
  • Tom Whitehorse: banjo, pedal steel
  • William Smith: organ
  • Ron Tutt: drums
  • Joe Clayton: percussion