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Carlos Santana, Billy Joel Lead 2013 Kennedy Center Honorees

Carlos Santana and Billy Joel lead this year’s honorees at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony, which highlights artists for their lifetime contributions to American culture. Also honored this year: funk/jazz legend Herbie Hancock, opera singer Martina […]

09/12/2013

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Not Fade Away: Famous Last Words: Billy Joel’s ‘River Of Dreams’

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]

08/12/2013

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Not Fade Away: Billy Joel ‘An Innocent Man’

‘An Innocent Man’ brought Joel back to multi-platinum status. It has gone on to be one of his best sellers, and it holds up to the rest of his enviable catalog.

08/09/2013

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Songwriter Night Tonight

Tonight is a big night in music.  While most of us are used to the Grammy Awards, or the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and such, we may forget that there is more to that.  Tonight, […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/13/2013

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Legendary Producer Phil Ramone Is Remembered By Billy Joel, Paul McCartney

Phil Ramone, the producer who worked with such varied acts as Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, and Ray Charles, died Saturday (March 30) in New York at the age of 79. Ramone, a native of South […]

04/01/2013

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Billy Joel & A Vanderbilt Student Jam!

A Vanderbilt freshman with mad piano skills got to perform on stage with Billy Joel, but he was so amped up afterwards, that he couldn’t study for the calculus test he had the next day.  […]

94.5 KOOL FM–03/15/2013

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Billy Joel Has A Way With Love Songs

Billy Joel’s latest album focuses on his chart-topping love songs just in time for Valentine’s Day. With She’s Got A Way: Love Songs, Joel looks back at 18 of his essential romantic odes from 1977’s […]

02/14/2013

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THIS is KOOL

I came across this story on how Billy Joel was at Vanderbilt University doing a little Q&A session when one of the students asked to accompany him on his song “New York State Of Mind”. […]

94.5 KOOL FM–02/12/2013

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Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Hall & Oates To Perform At New Orleans Jazz Fest

A number of legendary artists from the ’60s and ’70s will grace the many stages at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this spring, including Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Hall & Oates, Earth Wind […]

01/17/2013

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Rolling Stones Added To 12.12.12 Concert, Mick & Keith To Do Letterman’s “Top Ten”

The Rolling Stones have been added to New York City’s 12.12.12 concert taking place next week (on, as it’s name suggests, December 12). Dubbed “The Concert For Sandy Relief,” the show, which takes place at Madison Square Garden, will raise money to help provide assistance to the millions of people throughout the tri-state area who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

12/07/2012

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