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New Billy Joel Q&A – What Inspired The Song ‘Big Shot?’

During a Q&A session at Florida State University in 1996, Billy Joel was asked how he was inspired to write the song “Big Shot.” Billy gave a funny answer which you can watch in this latest video from our weekly Billy Joel “Questions & Answers” lecture series. “Big Shot” was originally released on the album “52nd Street” in 1978, and was most recently included on Billy Joel’s “The Hits.”