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Billy Joel Not Retiring, Mulling Complete Album Concerts - Rolling Stone

Billy Joel Not Retiring, Mulling Complete Album Concerts - Rolling Stone

Billy Joel is returning to the road this month to play a few festival gigs after a three-year absence. "I'm putting my toe back into the water to see how performing feels," he tells Rolling Stone. "That doesn't mean I'm going to walk away right after if I don't like how they go, but if I do like how they go, I'll probably end up booking some more gigs. I don't know if I'll go an extended tour like Bruce Springsteen, hammering away for two years, though."

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Billy Joel Music Covered Twice On 'American Idol' Rock N Roll Night

Billy Joel Music Covered Twice On 'American Idol' Rock N Roll Night

On a night billed as "Rock N Roll, No Ballads," the Top 7 American Idol contestants took the stage on Wednesday. Janelle Arthur performed a country-style version of Billy's "You May Be Right," and also joined fellow contestants Amber Holcomb and Kree Harrison on "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me." Click to view both Idol performances below, followed by the Billy Joel originals. The results show airs tonight at 8 p.m. EDT on FOX.

You May Be Right

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Billy Joel Pays Tribute To Phil Ramone: 'He Was the King' - Rolling Stone

Billy Joel Pays Tribute To Phil Ramone: 'He Was the King' - Rolling Stone

I first met Phil Ramone when I played Carnegie Hall in 1976. It was my first time headlining there. There used to be an Italian restaurant across the street called Fontana di Trevi where a lot of the classical musicians and opera stars from Carnegie Hall would dine. I had dinner with Phil there, and it really was the inspiration for "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant."

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RIP Phil Ramone

RIP Phil Ramone

Phil Ramone, music producer and dear friend, died this morning in New York at age 79.

Phil produced The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, The Nylon Curtain, An Innocent Man, The Bridge, and the single “All My Life” released 2007. Our prayers and condolences are with the Ramone family. Phil will be deeply missed.

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Billy Joel's 'The Longest Time' Covered On 'How I Met Your Mother'

Billy Joel's 'The Longest Time' Covered On 'How I Met Your Mother'

Monday night's episode of "How I Met Your Mother" on CBS featured the character Ted imagining future versions of himself while coping with being alone and deciding whether to go to a Legendary Robots vs Wrestlers fight. The episode ends with Ted admitting he would have rather gone to meet his future wife.

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Piano Kid A Big Hit On The TODAY Show

Piano Kid A Big Hit On The TODAY Show

Long Island native and Vanderbilt University student Michael Pollack appeared on the TODAY show this morning to talk about his experience playing onstage with Billy Joel at "An Evening of Questions and Answers and a Little Bit of Music" in January. Video of that performance (which you can watch below) has since gone viral. "Every Long Island piano player aspires to be Billy Joel," he said. "You don't have a choice.

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Billy Joel's 'Everybody Loves You Now' Covered On NBC's 'Smash'

Billy Joel's 'Everybody Loves You Now' Covered On NBC's 'Smash'

This week on "Smash," we saw Veronica Moore rehearsing her televised one-night-only concert that's directed by Derek, only it's going badly. Veronica's signature song isn't working, and her "momager" is on the hunt for a new song. Everybody's mad. Ronnie's mad because she has a controlling mom and she can't be sexy. Kyle is mad because Jimmy has flown the coop. To make everything better, they sing the Billy Joel song "Everybody Loves You Now" found on Billy's Cold Spring Harbor album.

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Billy Joel To Headline STONE Music Festival April 21st In Sydney, Australia!

Billy Joel To Headline STONE Music Festival April 21st In Sydney, Australia!

STONE Music Festival is coming to Sydney in April!

Only Australian performances from Billy Joel, Van Halen and Kings of Chaos

Billy Joel (Sunday 21 April) and Van Halen (Saturday, 20 April) have been confirmed to headline the inaugural STONE Music Festival to be held over two days at Sydney's ANZ Stadium.

STONE Music Festival will be an EPIC once-in-a-lifetime Aussie celebration and the only place fans will get to see these international headliners in Australia this year!

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Billy Joel Rides A Custom Yamaha Virago - autoevolution

Billy Joel Rides A Custom Yamaha Virago - autoevolution

Autoevolution is featuring one of Billy's motorcycles, a custom Yamaha Virago 1100, baptized Vinago. The bike was commissioned by Billy to Greg Hageman of Doc's Chops, and represents the quintessence of Billy's love for motorcycles: as mellow as his music, without lacking the force and by all means, hard to forget.

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Happy Valentine's Day! Billy Joel Love Songs For Your Wedding

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Examiner.com is taking a look at some of Billy's best love songs for anyone with wedding bells in their future. Here is an excerpt:

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New Billy Joel Q&A – Can I Accompany You On 'New York State Of Mind?'

Billy held "An Evening of Questions and Answers and a Little Bit of Music" last month at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. During the session, student Michael Pollack, a Long Island native, asked if he could accompany Billy on piano and perform "New York State Of Mind." Here is the complete video of their performance together. Nice going Michael! You can watch this and other videos in our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series.

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'121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief' Benefit Album Now Available On CD!

'121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief' Benefit Album Now Available On CD!

Billy Joel’s performances of "Miami 2017 (Sandy)," "Movin’ Out" and "You May Be Right" are included on 121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief benefit album, now available on CD at Amazon. Proceeds from the album go to benefit Robin Hood Foundation’s Relief Fund. Order now at http://smarturl.it/121212album.

Track Listing:

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