Showing All "Billy Joel" Posts

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 were lined up to participate, including forebears B.B.…   Read Story »
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 band of all time and that Paul McCartney was…   Read Story »
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 of ivories than any other piece of music. But…   Read Story »
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 released a video of a conversation between…   Read Story »
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 Relief at Madison…   Read Story »
Rejoice! A $200 deluxe edition of Billy Joel's classic catalog is the latest sweepstakes on the Stereogum prizewagon. To enter, you need be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook and comment with your…   Read Story »
Early this morning/very late last night, Kanye West held a secret show at New York's the Box. He brought out a some big guests (John Legend, Estelle, Consequence, and Pusha T) and went through old…   Read Story »
It's not that the Long Island troubadour/Hamptons mascot hasn't licensed his songs before -- Bossom Buddies, Freaks & Geeks, and Dave's World are a few on the list of Billy's beneficiaries -- but…   Read Story »
In a strange and inspired season finale, host Will Ferrell led the entire cast plus Tom Hanks, Norm MacDonald, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Anne Hathaway, Artie Lange, Elisabeth Moss, and…   Read Story »
The second installment of Guilt By Association comes out in February. In case you don't remember Vol. 1, the compilation featured contemporary indie bands covering so-called "guilty pleasures." Of…   Read Story »