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The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm
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Q&A: Gene Ween On His Billy Joel Tribute Band And Lifelong Love Of The Piano Man

Late last month Billy Joel played New York City's Madison Square Garden for the 63rd time. Meanwhile, across the river, Aaron Freeman played many of…
Scott Lapatine | June 17, 2015 - 2:10 pm
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5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Sunday

Sundays at festivals can so often be a bittersweet thing. People are starting to get ragged, the festival grounds start to smell of some kind…
Ryan Leas | June 15, 2015 - 9:41 pm
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More Billy Joel stories

Colorado College Plans First-Ever Scholarly Symposium On Billy Joel

Colorado College is holding the first-ever scholarly symposium on Billy Joel. The program, which is called "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me": The Music
James Rettig | August 18, 2016 - 5:05 pm
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Watch Billy Joel Play “You’re Only Human” For The First Time In 29 Years In Tribute To Orlando

Last night, Billy Joel dedicated his concert at NYC's Madison Square Garden to those affected by the recent tragedy in Orlando. "We're no strangers to…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2016 - 5:17 pm

Titus Andronicus And Craig Finn Covered Each Other’s “No Future”

Titus Andronicus and the Hold Steady are two of the greatest bands mining the intersection of punk and classic rock, so it's good and right…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2016 - 3:27 pm
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Watch Mac DeMarco Cover Billy Joel’s “Just The Way You Are” At Planned Parenthood Benefit In Brooklyn

Last night at Brooklyn's Music Hall Of Williamsburg, genial indie rock everyschlub Mac DeMarco headlined a Planned Parenthood benefit that also included people like Kevin…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2016 - 9:30 am
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Watch Billy Joel Cover The Rolling Stones With Jimmy Fallon, Sing “The Longest Time” With J.K. Simmons

Billy Joel has not released any new music in basically forever, but he still sells out Madison Square Garden anytime he feels like it. And…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2016 - 10:21 am
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Mac Miller – “Vienna” (Billy Joel Cover)

If rap was the NBA, Mac Miller would easily be top 3 in votes for the Most Improved award. Good A.M. was one of our…
Collin Robinson | December 28, 2015 - 10:57 am

Watch Billy Joel Lead The Mets To World Series Game 3 Win

Billy Joel sang the National Anthem at Game 2 of the 1986 World Series, when the New York Mets were facing the Boston Red Sox,…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 5:52 pm

New Grimes Album Inspired By “Bro-Art” Like Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, & Al Pacino In Godfather II

Grimes has been doling out information about her new album, the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough Visions, in precious little trickles. We still…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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Watch Jennifer Lawrence & Amy Schumer Dance Atop Billy Joel’s Piano In Chicago

In Amy Schumer's new movie Trainwreck, there's a recurring joke based on Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl." And when Joel played Chicago's Wrigley Field last night,…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2015 - 8:59 am

Watch Billy Joel Close Nassau Coliseum With Paul Simon, Kevin James, & Live Rarity “No Man’s Land”

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, a legendary dump of an arena on Long Island, is closing down for now. On Wednesday, it'll start a massive…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 9:30 am

Titus Andronicus Cover Classic Rock Hits With Craig Finn And Ted Leo In Brooklyn

This week brings the release of Titus Andronicus' outstanding new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, and to celebrate, the band did a five-night stand at…
Michael Nelson | July 29, 2015 - 10:22 am
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Chilly Gonzales Explains What Nicki Minaj Has In Common With Billy Joel And Lionel Richie

Chilly Gonzales seems like a really chill dude, in that he's a self-proclaimed musical genius, but instead of lording it over us, he shares his…
Caitlin White | February 5, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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Stream The Art Of McCartney Tribute Album Featuring New Covers By Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, The Cure, & More

When the Paul McCartney tribute album The Art Of McCartney was announced two months ago, we marveled at the staggering array of rock stars who…
Chris DeVille | November 12, 2014 - 9:55 am
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Tribute Album The Art Of McCartney Includes New Covers By Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, The Cure

It's not like the world needed another Beatles tribute. There's an entire industry devoted to letting you know that the Beatles were the most important…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2014 - 9:22 am
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Billy Joel Says Stop Killing Elephants For Pianos

Billy Joel is perhaps the most famous pianist on planet earth, and "Piano Man," his signature song, has probably done more to romanticize the tickling…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2014 - 11:48 am
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Watch Q-Tip Play A Previously Unreleased Clip Of Kanye’s Billy Joel-Sampling “Mama’s Boyfriend”

Red Bull Music Academy has finished their month-long residency in New York City, but we're still getting goodies from some of the events. Today, they've…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 6, 2013 - 12:32 pm
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Watch Nirvana & Paul McCartney Debut “Cut Me Some Slack” At 12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney -- whatever they're calling themselves (Abomination is taken) -- performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy…
Michael Nelson | December 13, 2012 - 11:04 am
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