The Ballad of Billy the Kid

1974 song performed by Billy Joel

"The Ballad of Billy the Kid" is a 1974 song by Billy Joel. It is the third single from his second studio album Piano Man. It was a concert staple from 1974 to 1979 and was used on his 1981 live album Songs in the Attic. It did not chart on any of the singles charts.

"The Ballad of Billy the Kid"
Single by Billy Joel
from the album Piano Man
B-side"If I Only Had the Words (To Tell You)"
ReleasedApril 1974
Songwriter(s)Billy Joel
Producer(s)Michael Stewart
Billy Joel singles chronology
"Travelin' Prayer"
"The Ballad of Billy the Kid"
"The Entertainer"