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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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Billy Joel's 'She's Got A Way: Love Songs' Available Now!

Billy Joel's 'She's Got A Way: Love Songs' Available Now!

The new Billy Joel collection She's Got A Way: Love Songs is in stores now! Music critics are showing their appreciation. Here is an excerpt from Blinded By Sound:

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Billy Joel To Perform At New Orleans Jazz Fest April 27th!

Billy Joel To Perform At New Orleans Jazz Fest April 27th!

Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, The Black Keys, John Mayer, Widespread Panic, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Phoenix, B.B. King, Frank Ocean, Earth, Wind & Fire and Willie Nelson To Join Hundreds of Special Guests and Louisiana Greats at 2013 Jazz Fest

$45 Tickets Available Through January 29; VIP Packages On Sale; Special Hotel Room Rates Available

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Billy Joel Featured On '121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief' Benefit Album - Available Now!

Billy Joel Featured On '121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief' Benefit Album - Available Now!

Billy Joel's performances of "Miami 2017 (Sandy)," "Movin’ Out" and "You May Be Right" are included in the new 121212: The Concert For Sandy Relief benefit album, on sale now at iTunes. The Robin Hood Foundation’s Relief Fund will receive 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of this album. The Relief Fund is providing money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.

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Billy Joel 'I’ve Loved These Days'

Billy Joel 'I’ve Loved These Days'

American Songwriter is taking a look back at one of the songs from Billy's 1976 Turnstiles album, "I've Loved These Days." Here is an excerpt from the magazine:

While it lacks the big hits of some of the albums that followed it, 1976’s Turnstiles was a turning point in the career of Billy Joel. Joel had recently left Los Angeles to return to New York and decided that he would take charge of his own sound for the first time in his career.

As he told actor Alec Baldwin in an interview in June of this year for New York’s WNYC, Joel’s decision to produce the album himself was one that was necessary at that point. “Turnstiles was recorded in New York,” he said. “I produced it myself, which, in hindsight, was probably not a good idea, but I didn’t want people telling me what band to work with, how to do the songs. I wanted to do it my way.”

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Billy Joel Appears on 'Jimmy Fallon' Show

Billy appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to talk about what it was like to perform at 12.12.12 The Concert For Sandy Relief. Here Billy talks about the impact of Sandy on Long Island, as well as the 12.12.12 Concert, and Dave Brubeck.

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