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Billy Joel Scored His First Number 1 Hit 40 Years Ago This Weekend

July 19 marks the 40th anniversary of a big milestone in Billy Joel’s career: His first-ever number-one hit – “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me.” Rebellious in nature, the song was his answer to the music press, who’d been less than kind to him.
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Billy Joel Plays Piano Discarded on Sidewalk

Techinically, this was Joel’s first live performance since the beginning of the pandemic. His summer concerts around the country, along with all of his Madison Square Garden residency shows, have all been postponed until 2021.
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Star-Studded 'Rise Up New York!' Telethon Raises Over $115 Million for NYC-Based COVID-19 Charities

To ease the considerable financial burden of COVID-19, Robin Hood teamed up with a lineup of stars for ‘Rise Up New York!’, a one-hour virtual telethon streamed across numerous platforms Monday night.
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Billy Joel's Music Has Inspired a New TV Series

The characters from Billy Joel ’s extensive catalog of songs will come to life in a new TV series based on his music. Each episode of Scenes From an Italian Restaurant will revolve around lyrics from Joel’s most popular songs like “Piano Man” and “Movin’ Out.” According to the Hollywood Reporter ,...
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Billy Joel Invites Blind Piano Prodigy to Perform at Madison Square Garden

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A 14-year-old piano virtuoso got to live out one of his dreams recently when he played a duet with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden. Logan Riman was born blind, but doesn’t let that hold him back from his love of music. In April, he performed at Radio City Music Hall for...
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On This Day: All-Star Tribute To Brian Wilson In New York

On this day in 2001, Brian Wilson was honored at a New York concert. His songs were performed by David Crosby, Elton John, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Carly Simon and Heart.
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Billy Joel Plays Foreigner Classics with Lou Gramm and Mick Jones: Watch

Things got pretty "Urgent" at Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden show.
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