Happy Birthday Billy

From All Your Friends & Fans

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Re: Happy Birthday Billy

Happy Birthday to the musical love of my life, Billy Joel. It's been you and me babe, from the beginning <3

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Re: Happy Birthday Billy

A VERY VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

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Many Many Happy Returns of the day....

A very happy Birthday to you Billy. I love your songs and your music. The Uptown Girl is my favorite song.

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Happy Bday!

Billy joel,
You are my hero, my idle, and the most wonderful person on the planet!
YOU ARE AMAZING!
and i am so pleased to wish you a happy bday
I am a little late i know but i dont mind
may you keep rocking the world!

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Happy Birthday

Sorry I missed your birthday, Mr. Joel, but as late as it is, Happy Birthday!! May you rock for a long time to come.

--
Piano Man #1

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Happy Belated Birthday Billy, to Both of Us

Happy Birthday Billy! You and I both turned 60 on May 9th--we were born on the same day! How cool is that! I don't know of anyone else who was born on our birthday.

I sure don't feel 60, and it certainly surprises people when I tell them. Very often they don't believe me, and my gorgeous 25 year-old son tells me I look like I'm in my early 40's! Great for the ego!

Catherine Bull
Sarnia, Ontario Canada

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Happy birthday billy mate =)

Heey billy. Hope you had a good birthday being 60 and all i can only imagine you had a big birthday bash! From your big fan Annie

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..@NNIl3...

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Happy Birthday Billy!

Thank You so much for taking me back to my childhood each day with your music.
I am 25 years old and growing up with your music was a life time story.
All the memories of my parents and family will always be in my heart like your great music!.

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From the new guy

Hi Billy. I had just joined your site and wish to send you my best regards. I am an enthusiastic pianist and just love to play Pressure and Piano Man. I have started last year in studiyng piano and have passed seven grades already. My favorite songs are The Phantom of the Opera overture and Piano Man and Canvas by Coolon. I really do hope you enjoy your birthday.

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Patrick

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great show at Gillette! thank you!

Hi Billy!
I'll bet u and I were the only 2 people at Gillette tonite from LI..
You were in great form tonight! You look great too..
Elton was fab of course. What a treat to see the best 2 piano men in R&R together. Loved the camera on both your hands while playing!

We started out in those nosebleeds at the other end of stadium but moved all the way around to the side Elton was on, and got better view standing up for the rest of the show, which was fine as we now tend to rust up after sitting too long ;0

Here's a quick timeline...The last time I saw you was on 7th Ave. Early-mid 90's. I was in a cab going south stuck in traffic. You were outside - wearing shades. We said hello to each other. What? You don't remember? LOL. Time before that was 82 at the garden. You stopped playing and asked the audience what the Yankee score was. Time before that..well, I'd just missed you at The Salty Dog on 110 or so the bartender said
How time flies! Speaking of which, yes, the bugs in MA are big!

Hope you enjoyed your stay in the Bay State and that the rest of the tour is great for you and Elton (Sir)!

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Happy birthday from Rome!

Hi Billy! HAPPY 60th BIRTHDAY! I hope you 'll find all you desire and THANK YOU because you give me a present every day, listening to your songs! Everyday is my birthday for me, because I can feel happy when I hear your voice and your music. How could I return? Come soon in Italy! I'm waiting for you! Love.

--
Maria Lucia

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Happy Birthday Billy

Happy 60th Birthday Billy!

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In the middle of the night

Dear Billy Joel:

I wish you a happy birthday - I wish you a long and fruitful life!

I wanted to write to you a long time ago. My brother was in his early twenties when he died and on his C.D. player was that song, "In the middle of the night" - that's what he heard when he died.

I played that whole album to-and-from the funeral home to gravesite and his spirit was in all your words.

Your songs were played at his funeral............ Okay, enough of that, he was born in 1967 and lived too short a life. He died at 26 and he loved your music and your voice.

I know things are not great in your life right now but I want you to know how your voice soothed my brother's soul while he was alive.

That means a LOT Billy Joel. Your life has mattered more than you know.

You take care of yourself and when I hear you on the radio - I always think my brother is with me.

Happy Birthday Billy Joel,

Sincerely,

Joan

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Belated Wishes

Happy Belated Birthday Wishes, Billy...I hope your special day was indeed special and that the year ahead is your best ever...my thanks to you for your music which has always been and always will be a part of my journey...

Maggie ~
aka PierDancer

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Happy Belated Birthday!

Thank you for entertaining and writing songs for us to enjoy! I hope when you reflect on your life thus far you have few regrets, lots of laughter, and many beautiful memories. So, here's to sixty years and many more! ~Muziklvr101

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"If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time."-Billy Joel

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Comes Down to Reality

Billy, Happy 60th old man!! Seriously, I saw you last year in Sydney and my only regret is that I left it so long to see you live, as I've loved your music all my life. I hope to see you back in Australia many more times to come. All the best and hope you had a ball on your birthday. JT xx

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Happy Belated Birthday

I believe you celebrated in Nashville - my sister was at that concert and said it was awesome!
Hope you have many Happy Healthy Birthdays - At least until I catch up - still - 10 years behind !

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Happy Belated Birthday Billy from the Kleiners!!

We hope you had a wonderful 60th birthday Billy! Thank you for your generosity to us and for all the great music you have brought us. May you have many great years ahead of you! It was wonderful to see you again at your Master Class in 1996 and backstage at your concert in 2002 and meet Elton John. What a thrill! Jim and his wife Cheryll had the pleasure of meeting your lovely wife Katie and another time we all had the pleasure of meeting your daughter Alexa and hear her play with her band. She is a beautiful and talented young woman!! All the very best to you Billy and we hope to see you again sometime. Much Love, Joanne and "Jimmy" Kleiner from the old neighborhood!

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Happy Birthday My Old Friend can you believe its been over 25 years

Billy

It has been a long time since we shared a drink at the bar. I was living in NYC back then, it was before you married Christy. If I recall correctly you had been an in car accident or was it a jeep that rolled over, I recall that you had hurt your hand but that was a long time ago, I was in advertising and public relations back in the 80's when we first met. In fact we met a handful of times at various functions. That’s over 25 years ago now time files when your having fun.

Happy Birthday and next time you’re in Philly drop me a note … I buy you dinner or take you out sailing,

Only one rule .. I drive

Take care of yourself John

ps.. Is it driving you crazy who this might be, here is a hint. I grew up in Smithtown, Long Island and went to college in NYC .

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YOU DON'T LOOK A DAY OVER 40!

God bless you on your 60th. I have seen you so many times in concert and through the years, the energy has stayed constant. Keep it up and see you the end of July in Philly!

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60 is the new 40 for those in the R&R Hall of Fame!

Happy Birthday Mr Billy Joel. Thankyou for the entertainment and for all those wonderful songs I have spent so many hours singing to my Math students through the years back in Oz and in Malaysia. Lawrie Grant-Lapre, Math Teacher.

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new york state of mind...

Yo Billy, I'm just another fan saying, yo! happy birthday.... I doubt you will read this, but hey man, please keep it up. Not since Sinatra has there been a real voice again out there. I mean it kid.

Cheers, Cient' anne, Slainte, and Mazal tov.

FT

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Happy Birthday

Happy birthday billy! sorry this didnt come sooner. I hope you had a wonderful day, and i cant wait to see you in Cleveland at the quicken loans arena!
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Fantozzi

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Goodnight Saigon

In preparation for this Memorial Day, I played Goodnight Saigon. If you wrote and sang no other piece in your entire career, for me you should be long-remembered, honored, and listened to throughout time, for this one song that captured the mood, time, place, and people perfectly. And the warnings.

I half-joke that my wife's non-profit, the Vietnam Fund for Education, Music & Infrastructure (http://vietnamemifund.org) is gradually reversing the karma at I built when I was young, impulsive, and ignorant.

Steve Coyle
USMC 3rd Battalion, 26th Marines & C Company, 1/13th Marines.
1967-68 Khe Sanh, VN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_Dl9Q4jCPg&feature=channel

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Happy Birthday Billy Joel x

Happy Birthday so sorry its a late wishing to a Happy Birthday but my computer was broken hope you had a brill day and cant wait til you do another tour in the UK because am going to come and see you live i love all your music and think your a great guy i ahve been a fan of yours since i was about 7 years old and always loved your music and i cant wait to see you live i think your an amazing singer and i admire you greatly

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Tiffany Richardson

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Happy Belated Birthday

I'm a long time fan, and I got to see you for the first time in Fargo, ND! It was an amazing experience. 60 years old and still able to blow the crowd away!

Your biggest fan,

Erin

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Happy Birthday Billy

Wishing you all the best for the future. Was great to see all your shows the last couple of times you came over to Australia.
Keep up the outstanding work.
Ago.
--
AP

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the big 6-0!

happy birthday billy! my friends and i had a birthday party for you on saturday which consisted of watching your music videos all day long, popcorn and vegan cupcakes. its a shame you couldnt of come!

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Happy birthday Billy!

Best wishes and keep on rockin'!

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birthday boy

Happy Birthday you old git, and many of them!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Billy, I have been listening to you since the age of six when I bought my first album - The Stranger. I have had the great fortune to see you in 1990 in Philadelphia and recently in Hershey with my 69 and 70 year old parents! You and your music are ageless and timeless! I hope you are enjoying a great day with family and friends for your birthday. You are and always will be the best!

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Birthday Wishes

Hey Billy

What's up, man? Happy 60th Birthday. I can't wait to see you in concert on August 1st in Philadelphia with Elton John. This will be my first time seeing the "Face-To-Face" tour.

Take it easy, man!

Your "Piano Man" Fan,
Jeff

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Happy...

Happy Birthday Billy!
I am one of your biggest fans, even if Im just 14, I absolutely love your music.
You are my Biggest Inspiration. I love your song River of Dreams, and Just the way you are, actually i love all of your songs! Your a great musician, and an amazing song writer.
best wishes on your birthday!
Keep on Rockin'!
God Bless.

P.S.---Your concert in Las Vegas on February 14, 2009, was absolutely amazing! in was spectacular and one of the happiest days of my life. it was my first concert of yours. come back to vegas! okay?
--
Macy:)

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Happy Birthday Billy Joel from Lisa Pellegrini

Billy,
I saw your concert in Madison, WI on Thurdsay, May 7th. Wow. I'm 35, married with 3 kids, and that night was one of the best nights of my adult life. I'm still elated.... I was one of the lucky people that was given a front row ticket by somebody (?) in your crew. I'm still mesmerized by the entire thing and the luck that was on my side to bring me so close to the stage and you! I also got your guitar pick (you sort of threw it to me)... LOVE IT, making it into a necklace.

My birthday was just a few days before yours and being at your show was such a great start to turning 35. I know you don't know me... however... I drive with you, work with you, party with you, laugh with you and cry with you (meaning your songs). I hope you have a fabulous birthday, and I'm thinking about you so much today and hoping you have a good day. Thank you for everything you've ever recorded, you have a song for my every day, so glad I could share my time on earth with somebody as talented as you.

Forever yours,
Lisa Pellegrini

PS. Not that I think you actually read from this website or remember random people from your audience, but I was the girl in the front row, just to your left, with the tan hat on that had a black shirt that said, Happy Birthday Billy, I love you. And I really do.

PSS. I love that your website promotes you supporting fostercare. My three kids were a sibling group that we adopted from the foster care system. My girls all LOVE your music too by the way and ask to hear it daily. They are 5, 10 & 17 and they all think your songs are better than any other artist out there today.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILLY!!

Thank you so much for all the wonderful music over the years. Your lyrics have
moved me to tears (we will all go down together...),
given me guidance (tell her about it...),
reminded me of the fragile and tenuous and sometimes transient nature of our lives (... but you can never go there again...),
reminded me that I am not alone in getting frustrated with my circumstances (..man what are YOU doing here...),
informed me that sometimes life's forces can get way ahead of you (... the graduations hang on the wall....),
that life is full of challenges (.. you have no scars on your face...),
that we should not forget who we are (...the story of your latest success... ),
that I do not need to pretend to be someone else (...but we love to try them on...),
and last but not least inspired me to move to New York.

So thank you, thank you, thank you and a million thanks again!!!

Happy Birthday!!!
-Ashish

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HAPPY BRITHDAY TO YOU

HAPPY 60th BRITHDAY!

Even though i'm aloney 15 years old I love your music. I wish you well make a new album that would be great. I dont listen to any other person from era. You know my 6 year old sister loves your songs so much as well me. She doesnt listen to any people from her era too witch I thought was kinda weird. She asked me if you were going to write new songs : D. I dressed her as you and took pictures for my film photography she looked soooooooooo kute as you.
Well... Anyway....
We both wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Happy Birthday, Mr. President!

Happy Birthday, Mr. Joel!!

When I was five years old, I was mesmerized by Streetlife Serenade ("in the discount rack" interestingly enough), and insisted my mother buy it over the latest Sesame Street album.

The rest is history!

And, speaking of history, I can't get enough of your Q&A sessions (the ones I can find on YouTube). All that music aside, you're a fascinating orator - with your incredible wit and keen insights into just about any subject.

Thanks for all the gifts you've shared over these past few years - and wishing you many, many, many more!!

Happy Birthday,
Todd DeMartinis

PS: How 'bout just one more studio album just for the fun of it? Smiling

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Happy Birthday

Hope you have a great 60th bithday
take care and i am looking forward to the show on July 18th

--
One of your biggest fans
Tricia

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Happy Birthday from Vienna

Congratulations and a heartfelt Thank You for your songs and the inspiration they provide! Not many artists have this talent to perform even their old songs from decades ago without them appearing nostalgic and worn-out but instead contemporary and energetic. You´re not getting older, you´re getting even better.

I often listen to your music when I jog late at night after work and it´s hard not to think of "Vienna" when I walk past your father´s house which is not far from where I live. You have many loyal fans over here and we thoroughly enjoyed your excellent concert in 2006, I just wish we could see - and hear - you more often...

All the best wishes,
Geoff

PS: Vienna waits for you...!

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Happy Birthday!!

Hi Billy!! Happy birthday!!! I'm from Argentina and I flew all the way from here, just to see you. By that time I was a teenager. I also made a huge flag saying that I flew from Argentina just to see you.
I'm 32 and I've been listening to you since I was 12. I don't know how to say it but I'm kinda disappointed that you don't have any new material. We (the fans) are starving for a new record. And in my particular case I had to start listening to other singers and groups because I listened (and make my family, friends, girlfriends, co-workers listen) to all your songs more than a hundred times each. So I keep listening to The Boss that renews himself everyday, and started with Matchbox Twenty and The Killers, etc.
So Happy Birthday.... it's time to celebrate... but tomorrow... you have to start doing what you do best. We all know that you still have so many things to say and so many melodies that you are keeping for yourself. It's time for you to give us a gift. I spent 20 years listening to you, buying your records, VHS, DVDs, t-shirts, caps and I even bought the tie. And you've been touring with no new material. And we haven't done anything but make your tours a success. So, we deserve it!!!
Dr. Ramiro Bassi

This is my signature that goes in every email I send. Is Billy playing piano and Bruce on the stage with one hand in the air
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o ___________ o/
/\_ _| billy | /l bruce
_\__'[_______joel_ | / \springsteen
][ \, ][ ][ [][][]

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Happy Birthday Billy from England

Hi Billy,
Happy Birthday from our whole family who are devoted fans and have been for many years, here in the UK.
My son shares your Birthday and we've been celebrating for both of you today !
Your music is played in this household every day and also in the car, so you really are one of the family !

Please come to the UK soon, We'll be the first in line for tickets.

Happy Birthday , keep that music coming... We love it!!

Linda & Ellis Edison and family
xxxxx

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Happy 60th Birthday Billy Joel!

Happy Birthday, Billy! It was great to see you in Fargo and "pre-celebrate" with you. I hope that the day is as wonderful for you as you have been to your fans. † Jake DeBoer

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Happy 60 th Birthday, from South Jersey and your biggest fan

Dear Billy,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I hope you have the best day ever.It's the bigg 6-0. I cant believe how world wide and popular you are. A couple of years ago my brother got me started, on listening to your music. Now almost all of your albums are on my ipod.It's all I listen to. Your are my idol,and I'll always look up to you! I think your the best in the world. The first song I first heard of your was "It's Still Rock n' Roll to Me". I must have listened to it the whole day non stop.And I've listened to your songs ever since.I lovee all of your songs, so much! You are a musical genius, you truely are. I'm starting piano [ I played before] and I'm so excited to learn one of your songs. The piano is my favorite in strument. I'll always be your fan. Happy Birthday!!

Love,
Meghan, South Jersey :]

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david morris

happy birthday billy from your biggest fan ever i asure you have a great day

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Happy Birthday from your Brazilian Fans

Dear Billy Joel,

We, fans from Brazil, wish you a blessed birthday! We hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true. Not just a year older, but a year better. Here's to another year of experience. Don't be worried about the years you passed by, much more is in the way and your truly fans will be near you giving all love and support you can need.

Wishing you another wonderful year of happiness and joy. Thinking of you with love on your birthday and wishing you everything that brings you happiness today and always. Happy Birthday!

In this special date we would like to ask you for a face to face show in Brazil. We know you have never been here, however we do love you and Elton John (who came here last January). We would be full of bliss and thankfully forever and ever. Thanks for your attention. Enjoy your day with yours and happy birthday again!

With Love
Brazilian Fans

Anna Carla da Silva

Beatriz Paschoal Duarte

Leila Avelar Santiago

Luciane Santos de Oliveira

Lucília Azevedo Marques

Valeria Castro Santana

Vera Piovesani Portelinha

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Happy birthday from your OTHER biggest fan in South Jersey!!

Happy birthday, Billy!!!
Hope your day is the best it could possibly be, and that you're surrounded by loved ones. I hope all of our (your awesome fans) love and support help to make your birthday even better. My friends and I are taking "birthday cake" shots tonight in your honor, and requesting the DJ to play nothing but your songs all night.
Love you!

Krista

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Happy Birthday

Happy birthday Billy. Take care, Bryan

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Happy Birthday Billy

Happy Birthday Piano Man!! You're the best. I've enjoyed your music since I was in high school. Your music stands the test of time and is still as popular as ever. I look forward to seeing you and Elton John in Foxboro this summer. Have a great day!!

Bill Ellenwood
Yorkville, NY

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Oh Billy

Happy birthday. When did all this time go by? Weren't we just walking the Turnpike and looking for trouble?
Best wishes on number 60! Claire

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Happy Birthday Billy!!!!!

Have listened to you since you started man, and can't get enough. Don't ever stop.
And here's hoping you have the greatest birthday ever!
All the best today and for many, many years to come.
You'll always be 49.95 to me LOL

Happy Birthday to you.......

--
Dave Dubé
http://www.DaveDube.com
"You can have everything in life you want,
if you will just help other people get what they want” Zig Ziglar

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