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New Billy Joel Q&A - What Is The Story Behind The Lyric To 'Piano Man?'

Billy has some fun with the audience in this week's Q&A video, where a Harvard University student asked him about the lyrics to "Piano Man." Watch his answer in the video below, and check out more clips from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series!

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Billy Joel Surprise Performance At Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show - Watch Video

Billy Joel attended the Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show on January 28th, where he thrilled the crowd when he got up and sang with a local band, The Whipping Post. Event organizer Clare Frost said, "He walked through the crowd without people really knowing who he was and looked at the over 230 vintage bikes on display and talked to a few of our vendors and out of the blue, he walks up on stage and stood there facing the lead singer, Bob. Bob did a double take and Billy asked him if he could jam with them."

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New Billy Joel Q&A - What Happened To The Other Members Of The Hassles and Attila?

In 1994, Billy gave a Q&A lecture to students at Harvard University, and was asked about the members of his two former bands, The Hassles and Attila. Watch his answer in the latest video from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series!

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Billy Joel In Motorcyclist Magazine - February 2012

Billy Joel in Motorcyclist magazine

Billy Joel is featured in the February 2012 issue of Motorcyclist magazine. Here is an excerpt:

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More From Billy Joel's Cornell University Q&A Lecture

The Cornell Daily Sun has written about Billy's visit to Cornell University, which took place on December 2nd for an Evening of Questions & Answers. Here is an excerpt:

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New Billy Joel Q&A - Who Was Laura, And What Did She Do To You?

Our latest video from Billy's lecture at Hobart and William Smith Colleges poses a question about the song "Laura" from the album "The Nylon Curtain." If you've ever wondered who Laura was, Billy explains the meaning of the song in the video below.

Watch this and other videos from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series!

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New Billy Joel Q&A - What Blues Singers Do You Like Besides Ray Charles?

Happy New Year! We're resuming our Q&A videos this week with a new clip about Billy's favorite blues singers. Billy discusses other blues singers that he likes, but he can't resist talking about Ray Charles. You can watch the video below, and check out other clips from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series!

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Happy Holidays From Billy Joel

In time for the holidays, here is a video of Billy singing "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" during his most recent "Evening of Questions & Answers" at UMass Lowell on December 14th. This clip combines music from his impromptu performance along with holiday images and photos of friends. Billy wishes you and yours a happy holiday season!

Watch this and other videos from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series! Stay tuned for new Q&A videos returning on January 11th.

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New Billy Joel Q&A - Who Were Your Idols Growing Up As A Kid?

In 1996, Billy Joel answered questions from students at Florida State University, and was asked about the people he idolized when he was growing up. Billy gave an eclectic answer including musicians, writers, scientific researchers and sports figures, and a story about his grandfather. You can watch his response in the video below and check out more clips from our Billy Joel "Questions & Answers" lecture series!

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Order Billy Joel's 'The Complete Albums Collection' Today!

If you order between now and December 31st, you still have a chance to get one of the random autographed copies that have been signed by Billy. This limited edition box set includes deluxe remasters of all 14 Billy Joel albums, plus a bonus disc of 17 rare and non-album recordings, and two 60-page booklets. Get your copy while supplies last!

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More From Billy Joel's Q&A At UMass Lowell

From a slew of bids across the nation, Billy Joel selected three schools: Cornell, the University of Connecticut, and UMass Lowell. The agreement between Joel's camp and the University called for making 85 percent of Durgin Hall's 1,000 the seats available to students, the rest to faculty and staff.

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Billy Joel Wows 'Em At UMass-Lowell

Billy Joel has played hundreds of 900-seat rooms, many back in the 1960s when the then-unknown was rocking the Long Island circuit. But last night the piano man returned to a tiny room for a thrilled crowd at University of Massachusetts at Lowell's intimate Durgin Hall.

Billed as "an evening of questions and answers ... and a little music," the event was one of just three college appearances for Joel this fall — the others were at Cornell University and the University of Connecticut.

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