Detailed concert and song statistics on Billy Joel based on 476 concerts.

Setlists: 476
Number of songs performed: 8718
Number of unique songs performed: 216
Number of tags performed: 72
Number of covers performed as songs: 420
Number of covers performed as tags: 72

Show Length

Each column represents the number of songs performed in a concert.

Number of Tags (72)

Each column represents the number of tags performed in a concert. Note that concerts without tags are left out of this graph.

Number of Encores

Each column represents the number of encores in a concert. Note that concerts without any encores are left out of this graph.

Statistics by Year

Year Total concerts Songs performed Tags performed Unique songs performed Encore songs performed
1991 30 128 0 29 21
1993 42 485 0 37 32
1994 77 762 0 45 42
1995 9 132 0 26 0
1997 1 18 0 18 0
1998 42 828 0 56 24
1999 34 730 3 74 87
2006 68 1708 0 61 198
2007 39 907 5 53 117
2008 36 779 3 62 95
2009 7 149 0 32 21
2012 1 6 1 6 0
2013 8 173 1 42 25
2014 37 832 37 74 165
2015 22 546 18 77 96
2016 23 535 4 71 117
Totals 476 8718 72 216 1040

Statistics by Month

Month Total concerts Songs performed Tags performed Unique songs performed Encore songs performed
1991 / January 10 83 0 26 15
1991 / February 12 3 0 3 0
1991 / March 8 42 0 21 6
1993 / September 8 107 0 27 7
1993 / October 13 118 0 24 9
1993 / November 10 140 0 25 2
1993 / December 11 120 0 30 14
1994 / January 9 162 0 27 7
1994 / February 6 57 0 20 3
1994 / March 10 129 0 27 6
1994 / April 8 77 0 22 2
1994 / May 10 64 0 26 10
1994 / June 7 95 0 25 7
1994 / October 10 160 0 27 7
1994 / November 9 18 0 18 0
1994 / December 8 0 0 0 0
1995 / January 9 132 0 26 0
1997 / September 1 18 0 18 0
1998 / January 2 49 0 31 0
1998 / February 9 191 0 39 0
1998 / April 3 60 0 26 4
1998 / May 6 118 0 28 5
1998 / November 12 205 0 29 5
1998 / December 10 205 0 35 10
1999 / February 8 168 0 42 12
1999 / March 8 168 0 29 23
1999 / April 7 141 3 29 23
1999 / December 11 253 0 51 29
2006 / January 8 200 0 39 26
2006 / February 9 229 0 46 26
2006 / March 11 292 0 43 33
2006 / April 7 196 0 44 21
2006 / June 2 52 0 29 6
2006 / July 13 323 0 37 40
2006 / October 2 45 0 26 6
2006 / November 10 235 0 33 26
2006 / December 6 136 0 29 14
2007 / February 8 195 0 35 23
2007 / March 3 71 0 25 9
2007 / April 7 167 1 31 20
2007 / May 4 91 3 29 12
2007 / July 1 18 0 18 3
2007 / August 1 21 0 21 3
2007 / October 1 22 0 22 3
2007 / November 9 205 1 31 27
2007 / December 5 117 0 33 17
2008 / February 3 66 0 22 9
2008 / March 1 21 0 21 3
2008 / April 6 125 0 32 15
2008 / May 4 85 1 28 12
2008 / June 4 88 0 27 12
2008 / July 5 135 2 48 18
2008 / November 6 130 0 31 14
2008 / December 7 129 0 26 12
2009 / January 3 64 0 25 9
2009 / February 4 85 0 28 12
2012 / December 1 6 1 6 0
2013 / April 2 36 1 22 2
2013 / October 2 44 0 27 8
2013 / November 3 66 0 27 12
2013 / December 1 27 0 27 3
2014 / January 5 107 2 29 20
2014 / February 4 89 9 34 19
2014 / March 3 72 4 36 16
2014 / April 4 93 5 32 20
2014 / May 4 90 5 34 16
2014 / June 4 94 2 34 16
2014 / July 4 92 2 31 21
2014 / August 2 48 1 29 10
2014 / September 1 24 2 24 5
2014 / October 1 22 1 22 4
2014 / November 2 29 2 24 4
2014 / December 3 72 2 32 14
2015 / January 3 69 5 30 12
2015 / February 2 48 5 28 8
2015 / March 2 46 3 27 7
2015 / April 1 24 1 24 4
2015 / May 3 75 2 34 14
2015 / June 3 69 1 34 14
2015 / July 3 72 0 32 14
2015 / August 4 110 1 44 20
2015 / September 1 33 0 33 3
2016 / January 3 55 0 34 15
2016 / February 3 48 0 37 7
2016 / March 2 49 3 29 10
2016 / April 3 72 1 34 17
2016 / May 3 79 0 33 16
2016 / June 1 23 0 23 6
2016 / July 4 102 0 36 23
2016 / August 3 80 0 34 18
2016 / September 1 27 0 27 5
Totals 476 8718 72 216 1040

Songs

Top Songs

Name Total
Piano Man 389 4.46%
You May Be Right 386 4.43%
The River of Dreams 385 4.42%
Allentown 379 4.35%
Only the Good Die Young 373 4.28%
Scenes From an Italian Restaurant 373 4.28%
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me 368 4.22%
My Life 366 4.20%
We Didn't Start the Fire 361 4.14%
Movin' Out 333 3.82%
Prelude / Angry Young Man 279 3.20%
New York State of Mind 266 3.05%
Don't Ask Me Why 248 2.84%
Big Shot 242 2.78%
Pressure 236 2.71%
She's Always a Woman 228 2.62%
I Go to Extremes 220 2.52%
Zanzibar 213 2.44%
An Innocent Man 211 2.42%
The Entertainer 210 2.41%
Goodnight Saigon 170 1.95%
Keeping the Faith 149 1.71%
Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel) 142 1.63%
The Ballad of Billy the Kid 132 1.51%
The Downeaster 'Alexa' 130 1.49%
Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway) 129 1.48%
Everybody Loves You Now 124 1.42%
Uptown Girl 112 1.28%
Vienna 103 1.18%
Sometimes a Fantasy 96 1.10%
No Man's Land 77 0.88%
Just the Way You Are 73 0.84%
Summer, Highland Falls 68 0.78%
A Matter of Trust 64 0.73%
Captain Jack 59 0.68%
Honesty 50 0.57%
Root Beer Rag 50 0.57%
And So It Goes 46 0.53%
The Longest Time 36 0.41%
Big Man on Mulberry Street 35 0.40%
She's Got a Way 35 0.40%
This Is the Time 32 0.37%
The Stranger 30 0.34%
All for Leyna 29 0.33%
Stiletto 24 0.28%
Where's the Orchestra? 19 0.22%
A Room of Our Own 19 0.22%
Sleeping With the Television On 18 0.21%
All About Soul 18 0.21%
Shades of Grey 18 0.21%
Say Goodbye to Hollywood 16 0.18%
Shameless 11 0.13%
You're My Home 11 0.13%
Blonde Over Blue 10 0.11%
The Great Wall of China 10 0.11%
Leningrad 10 0.11%
Two Thousand Years 10 0.11%
I've Loved These Days 0.09%
She's Right on Time 0.09%
Storm Front 0.09%
Souvenir 0.07%
Until the Night 0.06%
Laura 0.06%
This Night 0.06%
The Night is Still Young 0.06%
Stop in Nevada 0.05%
Through the Long Night 0.02%
Famous Last Words 0.02%
Running on Ice 0.01%
Surprises 0.01%
Scandinavian Skies 0.01%
Travelin' Prayer 0.01%
Ain't No Crime 0.01%
Circus Music 0.01%
Everybody Has a Dream 0.01%
The Mexican Connection 0.01%
You're Only Human (Second Wind) 0.01%

Top Covers

Name Total
Highway to Hell by AC/DC 165 39.29%
Christmas in Fallujah by Cass Dillon 11 2.62%
She Loves You by The Beatles 1.90%
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane 1.67%
A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles 1.67%
Purple Haze by The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1.67%
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John 1.43%
Don't Be Cruel by Elvis Presley 1.43%
The Lion Sleeps Tonight by The Tokens 1.19%
Auld Lang Syne by [traditional] 1.19%
Stand by Me by Ben E. King 1.19%
Nessun dorma by Giacomo Puccini 1.19%
I Left My Heart in San Francisco by Tony Bennett 0.95%
Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley 0.95%
Beer Barrel Polka by Jaromir Vejvoda 0.95%
With a Little Help From My Friends by The Beatles 0.71%
Dance to the Music by Sly & The Family Stone 0.71%
In the Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett 0.71%
Sunshine of Your Love by Cream 0.71%
All Shook Up by Elvis Presley 0.71%
Silent Night by Joseph Mohr 0.71%
Spanish Harlem by Ben E. King 0.71%
Honky Tonk Women by The Rolling Stones 0.71%
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing by [traditional] 0.71%
Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Edward Meeker 0.71%
Crossroads by Robert Johnson 0.71%
White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane 0.48%
Can't Buy Me Love by The Beatles 0.48%
Dancing in the Street by Martha Reeves 0.48%
When I'm Sixty‐Four by The Beatles 0.48%
You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC 0.48%
Take It Easy by Eagles 0.48%
Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond 0.48%
The Star-Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key 0.48%
The Boys of Summer by Don Henley 0.48%
Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd 0.48%
My Kind of Town by Frank Sinatra 0.48%
Viva Las Vegas by Elvis Presley 0.48%
Joy To The World by [traditional] 0.48%
One for My Baby by Harold Arlen 0.48%
Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael 0.48%
Kansas City by Little Willie Littlefield 0.48%
The First Noel by [traditional] 0.48%
Greensleeves by [traditional] 0.48%
Good Times Bad Times by Led Zeppelin 0.48%
Tubthumping by Chumbawamba 0.48%
Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett 0.48%
Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers 0.48%
Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin 0.48%
(unknown) by [unknown] 0.48%
La Bamba by [traditional] 0.48%
The Magnificent Seven Theme by Elmer Bernstein 0.24%
(I Got You) I Feel Good by James Brown 0.24%
Midnight Rider by The Allman Brothers Band 0.24%
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by The Righteous Brothers 0.24%
1999 by Prince 0.24%
Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan 0.24%
Hot Child in the City by Nick Gilder 0.24%
Good Lovin' by The Young Rascals 0.24%
Last Train to Clarksville by The Monkees 0.24%
I'm a Believer by Neil Diamond 0.24%
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard by Paul Simon 0.24%
Homeward Bound by Simon & Garfunkel 0.24%
Late in the Evening by Paul Simon 0.24%
Rich Girl by Hall & Oates 0.24%
Long Distance Runaround by Yes 0.24%
Your Song by Elton John 0.24%
San Francisco by Gus Kahn 0.24%
San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) by Scott McKenzie 0.24%
Susie Q by Dale Hawkins 0.24%
California Dreamin' by The Mamas & the Papas 0.24%
Piece of My Heart by Erma Franklin 0.24%
Black Magic Woman by Fleetwood Mac 0.24%
If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot 0.24%
Up On Cripple Creek by The Band 0.24%
Another One Bites the Dust by Queen 0.24%
My Old Kentucky Home by Stephen Foster 0.24%
Sweat by Inner Circle 0.24%
Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley 0.24%
What's New, Pussycat? by Tom Jones 0.24%
Crumblin' Down by John Mellencamp 0.24%
You Are So Beautiful by Billy Preston 0.24%
Rule, Brittania! by James Thomson 0.24%
When I'm Sixty-Four by The Beatles 0.24%
Hang on Sloopy by The McCoys 0.24%
Pink Houses by John Mellencamp 0.24%
Please Please Me by The Beatles 0.24%
Under the Boardwalk by The Drifters 0.24%
Walk This Way by Aerosmith 0.24%
My Generation by The Who 0.24%
I Saw Her Standing There by The Beatles 0.24%
Let It Be by The Beatles 0.24%
Oh! Susanna by Stephen Foster 0.24%
Lay Lady Lay by Bob Dylan 0.24%
Alberta Bound by Gordon Lightfoot 0.24%
Angels We Have Heard on High by [traditional] 0.24%
When the Saints Go Marching In by [traditional] 0.24%
Cuts Like a Knife by Bryan Adams 0.24%
Imagine by John Lennon 0.24%
Get Back by The Beatles 0.24%
Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley 0.24%
Memphis, Tennessee by Chuck Berry 0.24%
Knock on Wood by Eddie Floyd 0.24%
Try a Little Tenderness by Ray Noble Orchestra 0.24%
Soul Man by Sam & Dave 0.24%
Mustang Sally by Mack Rice 0.24%
Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley 0.24%
Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis 0.24%
My Way by Paul Anka 0.24%
Jack and Diane by John Mellencamp 0.24%
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! by Vaughn Monroe 0.24%
The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole 0.24%
Why Do Fools Fall in Love by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 0.24%
Theme From "New York, New York" by Liza Minnelli 0.24%
Up on the Roof by Carole King 0.24%
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing by Charles Wesley 0.24%
White Christmas by Irving Berlin 0.24%
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson 0.24%
The Little Drummer Boy by Katherine Kennicott Davis 0.24%
We Three Kings by John Henry Hopkins, Jr. 0.24%
Twist and Shout by The Top Notes 0.24%
Gimme Some Lovin' by The Spencer Davis Group 0.24%
Jumpin' Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones 0.24%
I Want to Hold Your Hand by The Beatles 0.24%
Listen to the Music by The Doobie Brothers 0.24%
Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones 0.24%
Sherry by The Four Seasons 0.24%
Speedoo by The Cadillacs 0.24%
Rebel Rebel by David Bowie 0.24%
Desperado by Eagles 0.24%
Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley 0.24%
Green Onions by Booker T. & The MG's 0.24%
Politician by Cream 0.24%
Summertime Blues by Eddie Cochran 0.24%
Layla by Derek and the Dominos 0.24%
Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf 0.24%
Carolina in My Mind by James Taylor 0.24%
King of Pain by The Police 0.24%
Dirty Water by The Standells 0.24%
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