Billy Joel


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in Hicksville, New York, The United States
May 09, 1949

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William Joseph Martin "Billy" Joel is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. He released his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973. According to the RIAA, he is the sixth best-selling recording artist in the United States.

Joel had Top 10 hits in the '70s, '80s, and '90s; is a six-time Grammy Award winner; and has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide.[2] He was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame (Class of 1992), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Class of 1999), and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (Class of 2006). Joel "retired" from recording pop music in 1993 but continued to tour (sometimes with Elton John). In 2001 he subsequently released Fantasies & Delusions, a CD of classical compositions for piano. In 2007
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Average rating: 4.02 · 968 ratings · 100 reviews · 105 distinct works
Goodnight, My Angel: A Lull...

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4.33 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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New York State Of Mind

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4.22 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Billy Joel Complete - Volume 2

4.59 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Billy Joel - My Lives

4.44 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Billy Joel - Fantasies & De...

4.56 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2001
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Billy Joel: The Stranger

4.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2008
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Billy Joel - Piano Man

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Billy Joel: Turnstiles

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013
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We Didn't Start the Fire; P...

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4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1989
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Billy Joel - Boxed Set

4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1993
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“I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”
Billy Joel

“I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.”
Billy Joel

“So I would choose to be with you,
That's if the choice were mine to make,
But you can make decisions too,
And you can have this heart to break”
Billy Joel

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