The Longest Time" is a doo-wop single by Billy Joel. The song was released as a single in 1984 as the fourth single from the 1983 album An Innocent Man. Following the theme of the album in paying tribute to Joel's musical influences, the song is presented in the style of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers. It reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. In the United Kingdom the song reached number 25 on the UK Singles Chart.
The Longest Time is a doo-wop single by Billy Joel. It reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart. The single finds Billy Joel singing in a classic doo-wop style. Much of An Innocent Man references past rock styles, this particular song is not quite a cappella. A bass guitar slyly lays the undercurrent of the melody.
Album: An Innocent Man (1983). Charted: 25 14. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Joel did all the vocal tracks himself, which required him to cover a lot of range. The original plan was to bring in a vocal group to sing it with him, but that didn't work out. Joel's producer Phil Ramone told Billy that their best option was for him to do it all himself.
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The Longest Time" is a doo-wop single by musician Billy Joel. The song was released as a single in the early spring of 1984 as the fourth single off of the album An Innocent Man. It reached on the Billboard Hot 100, on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, and on the UK Singles Chart. The song features Joel on vocals and all backing vocals. Tell Her About It. Billy Joel. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues.
Artist: Billy Joel ( William Martin Joel). Album: An Innocent Man. Translations: Dutch, French, German, Swedish, Turkish English. A A. The Longest Time. Oh, oh, oh. For the longest time. If you said goodbye to me tonight. There would still be music left to write. What else could I do, I'm so inspired by you. That hasn't happened for the longest time. Once I thought my innocence was gone. Now I know that happiness goes on. That's when you found me, when you put your arms around me. I haven't been there for the longest time
SONG: The Longest Time ARTIST: Billy Joel ALBUM: An Innocent Man TUNING: Standard (E A D G) TIME SIGNATURE: 4/4 TABBED: by Seanmo for BigBassTabs. G----d----a---6---6-- e---6----3-----4-----6-----6----6----3-----4-----6-----6---.
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- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Published By – April
- Producer – Phil Ramone
- Written-By – B. Joel*
Taken from the LP "An Innocent Man"
℗ 1983 CBS Inc.
Made in New Zealand
|38-04400||Billy Joel||The Longest Time (7", Single, Styrene, Pit)||Columbia, Family Productions||38-04400||US||1984|
|38 04400||Billy Joel||The Longest Time (7", Single)||Columbia||38 04400||Canada||1984|
|BA 223176||Billy Joel||The Longest Time (7", Single)||CBS, Family Productions||BA 223176||Australia||1984|
|A 4280||Billy Joel||The Longest Time (7", Single, Inj)||CBS||A 4280||UK||1984|
|BA 223176||Billy Joel||The Longest Time (7", Single, Lim)||CBS||BA 223176||Australia||1984|