“Don’t Ask Me Why” is a Billy Joel song released in 1980. The song talks about the oddities of life that have become obvious over time. It is more characteristic of a track that would have appeared on Joel’s earlier albums in that it has a lighter folk sound as compared to the harder, more rock oriented tracks found throughout the album. The background 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 part of the song.
The song reached # 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and # 1 on the US Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks.
Billy Joel “Don’t Ask Me Why” HD
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