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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Billy Joel’s “Tell Her About It”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2020 - 8:44 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Billy Joel’s “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2020 - 8:44 am

Album List

Go Your Own Way: 25 Notable Divorce Albums

Pop music is littered with the shattered remains of relationships. As the stereotype goes: Personal strife often makes for good art. And for many artists,…
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2017 - 1:20 pm

More Billy Joel stories

Here’s Billy Joel Playing A Piano That Someone Threw Out On The Sidewalk

Things aren't so great right now in the world, and we'll have to take good news wherever we can find out, however trivial those stories…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2020 - 10:08 am

Cameron Crowe Says He Hid Nirvana’s “You Know You’re Right” In Vanilla Sky A Year Before It Was Released

Cameron Crowe's 2001 thriller Vanilla Sky has a reputation for being...divisive. (Incoherent, some might say.) It also turned to be weirdly prescient. In its opening…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2020 - 2:03 pm

Omni – “The Stranger” (Billy Joel Cover) & “Art For Art’s Sake” (10cc Cover)

Atlanta post-punk trio Omni have made their second contribution to Lagniappe Sessions, the covers series maintained by OG music blog Aquarium Drunkard. Back in 2016,…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2020 - 1:07 pm

Watch Billy Joel Play “Miami 2017″ On Broadway Jumbotrons For Rise Up New York! Benefit

Livestreams -- and, increasingly, benefit livestreams -- have long since become our norm now. Tonight brought us another one. Rise Up New York! was the…
Ryan Leas | May 11, 2020 - 8:22 pm

Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey, & Sting To Perform At Tina Fey-Hosted NYC COVID-19 Benefit

The initial lineup is out for Rise Up New York!, a virtual telethon benefitting New Yorkers impacted by coronavirus. Organized by iHeartMedia and New York…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2020 - 10:13 am

Watch Billy Joel Play “Modern Woman” Live For The First Time In Over 30 Years

"Modern Woman" and "You're Only Human (Second Wind)" are the only top 10 hits that Billy Joel doesn't regularly play in concert. And last night,…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2019 - 5:09 pm

Billy Joel’s Catalog Is The Basis For A New Anthology TV Series

Rocketman, prepare to meet "Piano Man."
Lesley Goldberg / The Hollywood Reporter | September 25, 2019 - 11:08 am

Watch Billy Joel Play “We Didn’t Start The Fire” B-Side “House Of Blue Light” Live For The First Time Ever

Last night, Billy Joel was doing one of his casual sets at Madison Square Garden -- in 2018, Joel celebrated his 100th MSG show --…
James Rettig | January 25, 2019 - 1:52 pm

Joe Perry Hospitalized After Surprise Performance With Billy Joel

Joe Perry is on the mend after a medical emergency landed him in the hospital shortly following his appearance at a Billy Joel concert in…
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | November 11, 2018 - 2:19 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen Join Billy Joel At His 100th MSG Show

For the past five years, New York native Billy Joel has been playing monthly gigs at Madison Square Garden. Last night, he played the venue…
Chris DeVille | July 19, 2018 - 9:35 am

Watch Bruce Springsteen’s Tonys Performance And Acceptance Speech

Bruce Springsteen won an honorary Tony Award during the ceremony at New York's Radio City Music Hall tonight. The award, which was presented by Billy…
Peter Helman | June 10, 2018 - 11:04 pm

Watch Billy Joel Cover Foreigner Hits With Lou Gramm And Mick Jones

Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden residency is still ongoing, and at last night's show he brought out Lou Gramm and Mick Jones from Foreigner, whose…
James Rettig | January 12, 2018 - 1:52 pm

Bad Guy Will Try To Blow Up Billy Joel Concert On This Week’s Arrow

A bad guy will try to blow up a Billy Joel concert on this week's episode of Arrow, the CW's DC Comics show about billionaire…
Peter Helman | November 20, 2017 - 10:32 pm
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