We Didn't Start the Fire Song Lyrics

Billy Joel


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Joel
album: Track 2 in album Storm Front
release date: 1989-10-4
popularity : 3929 users have visited this page.
length: 4:51
producer: Mick Jones and Billy Joel
drums: Liberty DeVitto
lead vocals: Billy Joel
mixer: Tom Lordā€Alge
engineer: Jay Healy
arranger: Doug Kleeger
background vocals: Crystal Taliefero
guitar: Joey Hunting and David Brown
keyboard: John Mahoney
percussion: Sammy Merendino, Liberty DeVitto, Billy Joel and Crystal Taliefero
mastering: Ted Jensen
synthesizer: Jeff Jacobs
bass guitar: Schuyler Deale
Clavinet: Billy Joel
keyboard programming: Kevin Jones
assistant engineer: Dana Becker, Gary Solomon, Suzanne Hollander, Tim Crish, Joe Pirerra and David Dorn
composer: Billy Joel
lyricist: Billy Joel

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 074644436624
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Joel Storm Front cover art


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Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnnie Ray
South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio

Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, television
North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe

Rosenbergs, H-bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, "The King and I" and "The Catcher in the Rye"

Eisenhower, vaccine, England's got a new queen
Marciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye

We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 That's Not Her Style
  • 2 We Didn't Start the Fire
  • 3 The Downeaster "Alexa"
  • 4 I Go to Extremes
  • 5 Shameless
  • 6 Storm Front
  • 7 Leningrad
  • 8 State of Grace
  • 9 When in Rome
  • 10 And So It Goes