Billy Joel rose to prominence in the '70s, but it wasn't until the following decade that he truly came of age, writing and recording a series of albums that showcased his stylistic breadth as well as the melodic depth of his songwriting.
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In 1974, Billy Joel had one hit album under his belt (1973's 'Piano Man') and a whole bunch of platinum records in his future (starting with 1977's 'The Stranger').
Billy Joel took a few moments out of a recent concert to offer musical tribute to Joe Cocker -- and surprised the audience with some unhappy news about the singer's health.
Christie Brinkley was spotted in the crowd dancing to her ex-husband's song about her.
Billy Joel was joined by Jon Stevens of the Dead Daisies for a raucous rendition of AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell.'
Billy Joel won Newsday's 'That's SO Long Island' tournament, even as he was named the seventh recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song today.
Rosalind Joel, who died at the age of 92, was active in various charities on Long Island.
"I realize that ivory piano keys are preferred by some pianists," says Billy Joel. "But a preference for ivory keys does not justify the slaughter of 96 elephants every day."
Billy Joel brought out some friends on stage to help celebrate his 65th birthday.