Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock were among the recipients at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
Joel will perform one concert there per month “for as long as his fans continue to want to come, which should be a long time.”
DeGraw’s debut was three decades after Joel’s, but that dilute the man’s impact: “I feel like I’m seeing things through his eyes when he sings his songs.”
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 […]
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 […]
‘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.
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]