River of Dreams is the twelfth studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel (and his final rock/pop album), released on August 10, 1993. River of Dreams presented a much more serious tone from Joel than found in his previous albums, dealing with issues such as trust and long-lasting love
Billy Joel gets a lot of song ideas in his dreams, and often struggles to remember them when he wakes up. For this song, however, he woke up with the song in his head, but tried NOT to write it. He explained on The Howard Stern Show in 2010: "I thought, Who the hell am I to try to pull off this gospel song, so I took a shower to wash this song away. I sang it in the shower and knew I had to do i. In Joel's dream, he was "walking in his sleep," which inspired that lyric
The River of Dreams is the title-track of Billy Joel’s last pop album from 1993. The song was a hit, peaking at on the United States and UK charts, making it his highest charting of the 1990s (it was his only album released during the 1990s). It also hit the top spot in Australia and on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The River of Dreams was nominated for the 1993 Grammy Record of the Year award, but lost to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston.
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Vocals, Clavinet, Organ – Billy Joel. 2. The Great Wall Of China. 4. A Minor Variation. Baritone Saxophone – Arno HechtTenor Saxophone – Richie CannataTrombone – Osvaldo Melindez Trumpet – Laurence Etkin Vocals, Clavinet, Organ – Billy Joel.
In 1993, Billy Joel released his final studio album River of Dreams, an album that details Joel's issues regarding trust, betrayal and the idea of everlasting love. Watch the official music video for 'The River of Dreams', which became a Top 10 hit in the US and his highest-charting track of the 1990s. it/BJ NMLROD YT?IQid ytd. rod Listen to the studio version of 'The River of Dreams'. it/BJ DSTFMR YT?IQid ytd. rod Watch more of Billy Joel's official music videos.
Billy Joel-River of Dreams Sheet Music, guitar tabs, bass tabs, chords and guitar pro tabs.
The Billy Joel Hits, Vol. 1 (Karaoke Planet). 14 Nov 2010 · 22 tracks. The Billy Joel Hits, Vol. 2 (Karaoke Planet). 14 Nov 2010 · 23 tracks. 1. A-Type Player.
|1||No Man's Land|
|2||The Great Wall Of China|
|3||Blonde Over Blue|
|4||A Minor Variation|
|5||Shades Of Grey|
|6||All About Soul|
|8||The River Of Dreams|
|9||Two Thousand Years|
|10||Famous Last Words|
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