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New Billy Joel Q&A – Did You Have A Friend Who Inspired The Song ‘James?’

In 1996, Billy Joel answered questions from students at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and was asked if anyone inspired him to write the song “James.” You can watch Billy perform part of the song and explain the writing process behind it, along with telling a funny story about Keith Richards. Watch this and other videos as part of our weekly Billy Joel “Questions & Answers” lecture series!