Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert

Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert is the fifth live album as well as a CD and DVD music compilation of songs performed by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel during two concerts at Shea Stadium in New York City on July 16 and 18 of 2008. It was released on March 8, 2011. The film was produced by Jon Small, Joel's former bandmate in the 1960s groups The Hassles and Attila. The film aired on PBS as part of Great Performances.

Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
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Live album by
ReleasedMarch 8, 2011
RecordedJuly 16 & 18, 2008
Shea Stadium, NYC
GenreRock
Length128:24
LabelColumbia
ProducerJon Small
Steve Cohen
Billy Joel chronology
She's Always a Woman: Love Songs
(2010)
Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
(2011)
Billy Joel: The Complete Albums Collection
(2011)
Billy Joel live chronology
12 Gardens Live
(2006)
Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
(2011)
Live at Carnegie Hall
(2019)

The two concerts were the last performed at Shea Stadium before it was demolished to make way for Citi Field. It features guest appearances by Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, John Mayer, Steven Tyler, Roger Daltrey, John Mellencamp, Mark Wood, and Paul McCartney.

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Billy Joel except "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" (Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer), and "Let It Be", "A Hard Day’s Night", and "I Saw Her Standing There" (Lennon–McCartney).

Disc oneEdit

  1. "Prelude/Angry Young Man" - 5:45
  2. "My Life" - 5:30*
  3. "Summer, Highland Falls" - 3:42
  4. "Everybody Loves You Now" - 3:05
  5. "Zanzibar" - 5:36
  6. "New York State of Mind" (with Tony Bennett) - 6:49
  7. "Allentown" - 3:51
  8. "The Ballad of Billy the Kid" - 5:41
  9. "She's Always a Woman" - 3:45
  10. "Goodnight Saigon" - 7:23
  11. "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)" - 4:20
  12. "Shameless" (with Garth Brooks) - 4:54
  13. "This Is the Time" (with John Mayer) - 6:16
  14. "Keeping the Faith" - 5:06
  • The CD version of "My Life" features an alternate intro ("Yankee Doodle Dandy") from the DVD.

Disc twoEdit

  1. "Captain Jack" - 7:20
  2. "Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)" - 3:43
  3. "The River Of Dreams"/ "A Hard Day’s Night" - 7:43
  4. "We Didn't Start the Fire" - 5:14
  5. "You May Be Right" - 4:53
  6. "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" - 7:40
  7. "Only The Good Die Young" - 4:13
  8. "I Saw Her Standing There" (with Sir Paul McCartney) - 4:06
  9. "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" - 0:45
  10. "Piano Man" - 5:53
  11. "Let It Be" (with Sir Paul McCartney) - 5:11

DVDEdit

  1. "Prelude/Angry Young Man"
  2. "My Life"
  3. "Summer, Highland Falls"
  4. "Everybody Loves You Now"
  5. "Zanzibar"
  6. "New York State of Mind" (with Tony Bennett)
  7. "Allentown"
  8. "The Ballad of Billy the Kid"
  9. "She's Always A Woman"
  10. "Goodnight Saigon"
  11. "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)"
  12. "Shameless" (with Garth Brooks)
  13. "This is the Time" (with John Mayer)
  14. "Keeping the Faith"
  15. "Captain Jack"
  16. "Lullabye (Goodnight my Angel)"
  17. "The River of Dreams"/"A Hard Day's Night"
  18. "We Didn't Start the Fire"
  19. "You May Be Right"
  20. "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant"
  21. "Only the Good Die Young"
  22. "I Saw Her Standing There" (with Sir Paul McCartney)
  23. "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"
  24. "Piano Man"
  25. "Let It Be" (with Sir Paul McCartney)

In addition to the above, the DVD of the concert offers three extra performances: "Walk This Way" with Steven Tyler, "My Generation" with Roger Daltrey, and "Pink Houses" with John Mellencamp.

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[1] 2× Platinum 30,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 DVDs". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 10 August 2020. Retrieved July 25, 2020.