Billy Joel

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

Billy Joel: No Book. But, A DVD!

This week during the All-Request KOOL Cafe – powered by Sleep America, you’ll win [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm]‘s “Live At Shea Stadium” DVD!  I saw most of this concert on Channel 8 last month, and it […]

04/06/2011

Rock Flashback: “We Are The World”

On April 5, 1985, thousands of radio stations around the world joined in a simultaneous airing of “We Are the World,” the star-studded benefit record released under the name [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]USA for Africa[/lastfm]. On that […]

04/05/2011

Billy Joel Concert Video

I’ve been to a LOT of concerts, thanks to my radio career.  But, one artist stands out above the rest: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Joel[/lastfm].  He doesn’t just sing and play the piano and harmonica.  Billy PERFORMS!  […]

03/03/2011

Elton John To Billy Joel: “Go To Rehab!”

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] is on the cover of Rolling Stone, which hits stands Friday.  Inside, he opens up on a number of issues…including Rush Limbaugh‘s wedding performance and his new friendship with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm].

02/02/2011

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