Billy Joel

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Cup O’ Joe…Cup O’ JOEL!

On the off-chance you don’t already have one of Billy Joel‘s many “Greatest Hits” compilations (there are QUITE a few out there), you can grab the latest…at Starbucks?!? Yep.  “Billy Joel: Opus Collection” is now […]

04/03/2012

Billy Joel (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Idol Did Billy Joel. Billy DIDN’T Do Idol!

Last night, the top ten contestants on American Idol performed [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] songs.  I’ve told you before, I’m not a big fan of Idol.  But, I AM a big fan of Billy Joel.  So, I […]

03/22/2012

Billy Joel - An Innocent Man (Columbia, 1983)

Best Sellers From The ’80s: Billy Joel’s “An Innocent Man”

Though Nylon Curtain was an interesting album, it didn’t generate the kind of sales figures to which Mr. William Joel had become accustomed. With An Innocent Man, he returned to his roots and moved millions.

11/30/2011

Billy Joel – As You’ve NEVER Heard Him

In my opinion, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] is one of the most brilliant singer/songwriters alive.  His concerts have been – by far – my favorite ever attended.  On Tuesday (11/8), Columbia Records is releasing “Piano Man […]

11/04/2011

Stars Sing Sting For His 60th

Some of music’s biggest stars got together last night at the Beacon Theatre in New York to celebrate [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sting[/lastfm]‘ 60th birthday.  Icons like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruce Springsteen[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] and [lastfm […]

10/03/2011

Rock Flashback: Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die

The date was September 30, 1955. Rising young actor James Dean was killed in a traffic accident in California at age 24. Although his life overlapped what we consider to be the rock era by […]

09/30/2011

glasshouses

Throwback Summer: Billy Joel’s First Number One

Billy Joelview gallery It was this week back in 1980 that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] released Glass Houses. The album was Billy’s seventh and sold over 7 million copies here in the U.S. Glass Houses featured his […]

06/13/2011

McCartney Switches Teams

We’ve all remember the classic [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] concerts at the former Shea Stadium in New York.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] even showcased them in his “Last Play At Shea” movie.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] was on-hand for that […]

06/09/2011

Billy Joel On Bin Laden’s Capture

Last week, I blogged some celebrity reactions to the death of Osama Bin Laden.  They were all from Twitter with a maximum of 140 characters.  [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] has something to say on the matter.  But, it’s waaaaaaay […]

05/12/2011

Happy Birfday, Billy Joel!

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm] celebrates his 62nd birthday today.  Knowing the man as we do, that’s gotta be QUITE the celebration!  While Billy blows out his candles, let’s look back at some long, lost videos from […]

05/09/2011

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