Join lifelong Billy Joel fans, Michael and Jack, as they take deep dives in to Billy’s history, songs, albums, tours, band members and more.

July 7, 2020

EP 011 - Concert Classics: Live At C.W. Post, 1977

Michael & Jack take their first dip into a classic Billy Joel concert from the past. They discuss the famed C.W. Post College concert recorded in Greenvale, NY on May 6, 1977. This concert was also broadcast live in New York and Philadelphia as Billy and the band tear through some classics and road test two brand new songs that would be recorded for The Stranger soon after. 


Date: May 6, 1977

City/State: Greenvale, NY

Venue: Dome Auditorium at C.W. Post College

The band:

  • Billy Joel - Vocals, Piano, Moog Synthesizer
  • Liberty DeVitto - Drums
  • Doug Stegmeyer - Bass, Vocals
  • Richie Cannata - Saxophone, Flute, Percussion, Keyboards
  • Howard Emerson - Guitar


The Setlist: 

  1. Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)
  2. Somewhere Along the Line
  3. Summer, Highland Falls
  4. Piano Man
  5. Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
  6. James
  7. Prelude/Angry Young Man
  8. New York State of Mind
  9. Travelin' Prayer
  10. Just the Way You Are
  11. The Entertainer
  12. You're My Home
  13. Root Beer Rag
  14. She's Got a Way
  15. The Ballad of Billy the Kid
  16. I've Loved These Days
  17. Captain Jack
  18. Worse Comes to Worst
  19. Ain't No Crime
  20. Say Goodbye to Hollywood
  21. Weekend Song
  22. Souvenir



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