"The Downeaster 'Alexa'" is a song originally released in 1989 on Billy Joel's eleventh studio album Storm Front. The album itself went to number one while "The Downeaster 'Alexa'" placed at #57 in the Billboard Hot 100. The song was included on Billy Joel's Greatest Hits Vol. 3 album in 1997.
The song is sung in the persona of an impoverished fisherman in the Outer Lands and the surrounding waters who, like many of his fellow men, is finding it… read more
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