Billy Joel Promotes Long Island In New York State Commercial

Billy Joel Promotes Long Island In New York State Commercial

Call it a New York State State of Mind. The Billy Joel classic and the man himself will be part of the New York State tourism summer ad campaign. The ad includes shots of numerous Long Island beaches, the Montauk Point Lighthouse and, finally, Joel performing "New York State of Mind" onstage at Madison Square Garden.

"New York is my home -- there's no place like it in the world," Joel says in the 30-second video spot. "My favorite place is Long Island. It's an endless beach from Long Beach to Montauk to Long Island Sound, with incredible fishing, Teddy Roosevelt's home and the first port in the U.S."

Joel's ad is one of a series showcasing famous New Yorkers talking about various parts of the state that will air in New York and in other markets around the country.

Read more details at Newsday.

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Re: Billy Joel Promotes Long Island In New York State Commercial

dear billy you are my fav singer i am from new york worked as appliance tech was in your house once to fixs rerigerator in northport hutington area love your music went to russell hous eonce and i said who is this three medces in driveway walke in hishouse to see all your top hits on the wall said too russel who are youand he said i am russel javis billys best friendand lead man i was so blown away barly could fix his dryer. did service calls long island lived in linderhurst we had service company on wellwood ave serv u service appliance very sorry never been able too meet you cause all I listen todoing service work was you sat in middleof road one day WITH COP LISTENING TO KEEPING THE FAITH HE PULLED ME OVER TO HEAR THE SONG KEEPNG THE FAITH WENT TO HOUSE WELL CONDO IN PALMHARBOR FLA WOMEN WAS RETIRED FROM YOUR SCHOOL IN LEVITOWN SHE SAIDYOUWERE STUDENT OF HERS SHE WAS VERYOLD IN HER 80S HER FACE LIT UP LIKE A LITE WHEN I ASK IF SHE KNEW YOU AID YOU WERE ONE OF HER BEST STUDENTS BILLY MY FAV SONG ISA MATTERTRUST ONE DAY I WILLSING A T AMERCANLEGION BUT I WANT TO DO I ONE TWO THREE FOUTH OPEN THE WNDOWS ITS HOT IN HERE WELL JUST KNOW BILLY I AM ONE F YOUR B IGEST FANS WENT TO NASAUA COLLASIM ONCE WITH THISHOT GIRL SHE GOT ME SO DRUNK AND STOENED THAT WHEN CAME TIME TO LEAVE COULD NOT FIND MY CAR WOKE UP NEXT MORING TOO CO PASKING WHAT WAS WRONG TOLD HIM COULD NOT FIND CAR AND GOOD THING IDIDNT WELL LOVE YOU BILLY HOPE TO WALK IN TOO YOU SOMEDAY

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