Don't Ask Me Why (Billy Joel song). Don't Ask Me Why" is a Billy Joel song released in 1980. The track contains all acoustic and Latin percussion instruments performing in an Afro-Cuban rhythmic style. An eclectic, instrumental "Latin Ballroom" piano solo, played over the bridge section after the second verse, is also featured in part of the song; Joel states that the mix for the midsection includes "fifteen pianos overdubbed on top of each other
Joel released his seventh studio album, Glass Houses, in an attempt to further establish himself as a rock and roll artist; this release featured "It's Still Rock & Roll to Me", Joel's first single to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as "Don't Ask Me Why" and "Sometimes a Fantasy". His next album, The Nylon Curtain, was released in 1982, and stemmed from a desire from Joel to create more lyrically and melodically ambitious music
Found on more albums: 2000 Years: The Millennium Concert Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 (1973-1985) Story Tellers The Ultimate Collection The Essential Billy Joel Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 (1973-1985) Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel The Essential Billy Joel Ultimate Collection 2000 Years: The Millennium Concert Glass Houses Piano Man: The Very Best 12 Gardens Live.
All the servants in your new hotel Throw their roses at your feet Fool them all but baby I can tell You're no stranger to the street Don't ask for favors Don't talk to strangers Don't ask me why. Yesterday you were an only child Now your ghosts have gone away You can kill them in the classic style Now you "parlez-vous francais" Don't look for answers You took your chances Don't ask me why Don't ask me why. Submit Corrections. Thanks to Melissa Ryan for correcting these lyrics. Writer(s): BILLY JOEL. B. Billy Joel Lyrics.
The Hit Crew – Don't Ask Me Why (Karaoke Version). Sassydee – Don't Let Me Be the Last to Know. Hit Tunes Karaoke – Why Don't You Do Right (Originally Performed.
The Billy Joel Hits, Vol. 2 (Karaoke Planet). 1 more album featuring this track. The Billy Joel Hits, Vol.
Don't wait for answers, just take your chances Don't ask me why. All your life you've had to stand in line Still you're standing on your feet, oooh All your choices make you change your mind Now your calendars complete.
|A||Don't Ask Me Why||2:58|
|B||C'etait Toi (you Were The One)||3:24|
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- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
|1-11331||Billy Joel||Don't Ask Me Why (7", Single, Styrene, Pit)||Columbia, Family Productions||1-11331||US||1980|
|CBS 8747||Billy Joel||Don't Ask Me Why (7", Single, Mou)||CBS||CBS 8747||France||1980|
|1-11331||Billy Joel||Don't Ask Me Why (7", Single, Styrene, Ter)||Columbia, Family Productions||1-11331||US||1980|
|1-11331||Billy Joel||Don't Ask Me Why (7", Single, Promo)||Columbia, Family Productions||1-11331||US||1980|
|1-11331||Billy Joel||Don't Ask Me Why (7", Promo)||Columbia, Family Productions||1-11331||US||1980|