Billy Joel & New York

William Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist, performer, singer-songwriter, and composer. New York (locally ) is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. New York is the 27th-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 7th-most densely populated of the 50 United States. 5.0/5

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Watch Paul Mccartney and Billy Joel play two Beatles songs in New York
Paul Simon was New York before Billy Joel and Billy Joel was New York before Jay Z was New York but who are we...
Billy Joel has played New York's Madison Square Garden 65 times, more than anyone in history. Elton John is second with 64 appearances.
At Mets games, we get Dean Martin and Billy Joel in the same inning so just tack on a another point us. New York: 765,453,234 - Chicago: 2
Billy Joel's Wembley show was a poignant love-letter to New York – review
Linda Doucette, Dwayne Kay & Kelly Anne Kelly have registered to see either Billy Joel in New York, Huey Lewis in...
am a huge Billy Joel fan. I met him and saw him in concert several times as I grew up in New York.
New York State of mind? Lawmakers at odds over proposal to name highway for Billy Joel
New York lawmakers split over proposed Billy Joel highway:
Long Islanders are an interesting breed. I think they may be New York's version of rednecks, & Billy Joel is their Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Billy Joel is bringing down the house! (@ Madison Square Garden - in New York, NY) ht…
Lmao, you know your from Long Island when. You live in the shadow of the greatest city in the world, but you almost never go there. When you're away from Long Island, you love it and when you're there, you don't. You think if you're not from Long Island or NYC, you're not really from New York. You know the exact point at which Queens turns into Nassau simply on intuition. You don't go to Manhattan, you go to "The City". You never realize you have an accent till you leave. Every thing north of the Bronx is "upstate." New Jersey *** At some point in your life you've gone clamming. Either your parents or your grandparents lived in the city. You'd pay $11.50 for a movie. You don't live in Long Island. You live ON Long Island. You know where the Commack Motor Inn is. Your distant future might involve the state of Florida. You can correctly pronounce places like Ronkonkonma, Happauge, Wantagh, Mineola, Islandia, Massapequa. You know the location of 6 malls and a dozen McDonalds and 36 7-11's. You never, ev ...
Best concerts this weekend: Billy Joel, David Cassidy and more: Great concerts in New York, New Brunswick and ...
Ethan is 8 years old; he also happens to be on the autism spectrum. This video is only the SECOND time he has played Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" in...
Billy Joel concert was such a great New York holiday treat. Rockin' out to tunes from my childhood with Jon Kinderlerer :)
I'm in a New York State of mind with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden!!! Such a special moment and night! THE Piano Man!
We're in a New York State of mind! Billy Joel will perform at the Carrier Dome on March 20, 2015. Details:
On Monday, Billy Joel was among five artists recognized at the first ASCAP Centennial Awards at a gala at New York's Waldorf Astoria. On Wednesday, Joel is set to collect the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at Washington, D.C.'s DAR Constitution Hall.
Billy Joel defended Taylor Swift's love for New York and her NYC tourism ambassador gig; "You snoots. Let her in," he recently said
Billy Joel's got her back! He says haters dissing Taylor Swift's love for New York are all "snoots":
That's how I spent my afternoon.Thank you Sbusiso Khanyile. @ Mazola Xulu, lol I couldn't help myself. What a marvel to listen to this cd, produce by Babyface. Barbra Streisand n Partners * It had to be you ft Michael Buble * People ft Stevie Wonder * Come rain or come shine ft John Mayer * Evergreen ft Babyface * New York State of mind ft Billy Joel * I'd want it to be you ft Blake Shelton * The way we were ft Lionel Richie * I still can see your face ft Andrea Brocelli * How deep is the ocean ft Jason Gould * What kind of fool ft John Legend * Somewhere ft Josh Groban * Love me tender ft Elvis Presley * Lost inside you ft Babyface * I've got a crush on you ft Frank Sinatra * I finally found someone ft Bryan Adams * I won't be the one to let go ft Barry Manilow * Guilty ft Barry Gibb
Kenny Thompson singing 'New York State Of Mind' by Billy Joel in his Blind Audition.
Chuck, well-known for his work as a session musician and professional skateboarder, spent most of his life in Philadelphia. His credits include starting the 1980’s skate punk band, Mcrad, remixing songs for Amy Grant and Sting, playing the bass line on “The River of Dreams” by Billy Joel, filling in on drums at Pearl Jam concerts, and touring Urge Overkill and the Bad Brains. In 2010, Chuck was awarded a Pew Fellowships in the Arts, a prestigious and well-deserved award for his work in music/arts. Treece grew up in Newark, Delaware, where he attended John Dickinson High School, but moved to Philadelphia in 1982 because, according to Treece, “I was sick of high- school and I knew I wasn’t going to college. I knew I wanted to do music and skate.” Between 1982 and 1990, he was a professional skater with endorsements by several companies, including Santa Cruz Skateboards, Powell-Peralta and Airwalk sneakers. Treece released two albums with his band McRad, Absence of Sanity in the 1980s (rereleased ...
I was in Manhattan, and Brittany Spears was playing the garden. Now,laugh if you want, but whoever is playing Madison Square Garden, rules NYC. "New York, like a Christmas tree, tonight this city belongs to me, Angel."-U2 Bragging rights belong to whoever can fill the garden night after night. Evidence... Billy Joel, twelve gardens-live album. Anyway, I noticed some freshly pasted posters for a new movie with Jimmy Page, the Edge, and Jack White. It might get loud, was the title. Years later, when I had met a man with the software to download any movie I could think of, we watched it. The other two went to Page's house, who has a recording studio on the premises. The most telling moment in the movie came when Page strapped up and started to play, and the look on the two other guys faces said it all. They were in the presence, of greatness.
One of the most enduring songs of Billy Joel's incredible songbook is about to get a very New York update via a duet with Brooklynite Barbra Streisand.
I wonder if Billy Joel ever regrets having made "New York State of Mind."
"For those in a New York State of mind, Billy Joel's beach house is up for rent LET'S GO!!
Billy Joel's Mother, Inspiration for Song, Dies: Billy Joel's mother dies in New York at...
I want to create an ode to MY city, as good as this - "New York State of mind", Billy Joel
Tibia (bone) Thursday 5/29/14, "Music on TV" info: ~ Lyle Lovett and his Large _ show up and play *** The Conan O'Brien Show (TBS Very Funny) ~ Joe Satriani sits in with Robin DiMaggio and The Posse on The Arsenio Hall Show (The CW) ~ Boy George, formerly of Culture Club, gets his swerve on, on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC Television Network) ~ Foster The People foster good feelings on Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) ~ Hugh Laurie, the actor/musician, plays a tune on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS) ~ Billy Joel talks and performs on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC New York) ~ MIA is found tonight on Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) ~ Lucius lusciously deliver some music on Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) ~ La Luz appear under Carson Daly's spotlight (NBC) ~ Tavis Smiley honors the late author/poet Maya Angelou on an all-new episode of The Tavis Smiley Show (PBS) ~ Gloria Gaynor sits down for a chat on Profiles (nyctv, 11-11:30pm) =8^ )
Eric J. Gale (September 20, 1938 - May 25, 1994) Born in Brooklyn, New York, Gale began playing guitar at the age of 12 Although he majored in chemistry at Niagara University, Gale was determined to pursue a musical career, and began contributing to accompaniments for such stars as Maxine Brown, the Drifters, and Jesse Belvin. He soon began to attract the attention of King Curtis and Jimmy Smith, who began recommending him for studio work. He became known first as a session musician in the 1960s, eventually appearing on an estimated 500 albums. Among the many artists he recorded with were Aretha Franklin, Bob James, Paul Simon, Lena Horne, Quincy Jones, Bob Marley, Nina Simone, Peter Tosh, Grover Washington, Jr., Herbie Mann, Esther Phillips, Joe Cocker, Carly Simon, Van Morrison, Al Jarreau and Billy Joel. He also had a spell in Aretha Franklin's stage band. Courtesy Wikipedia.
Morning in New York. Afternoon in Allentown. I have morphed into Billy Joel.
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Billy Joel, in a wide-ranging interview at an event that included performances of his hits by Tony Bennett and Melissa Etheridge, dished on his past, including trying heroin and almost forming a supergroup with Sting. The Piano Man opened up Monday in a two-hour interview with Howard Stern in front of 150 people in New York, where he also discussed his career, family, childhood ...
Listening to an incredible couple hour special interview/concert of Billy Joel on The Howard Stern show. Can listen to him for hours. Makes me miss New York. Amazing listen. P.S. Billy was a boxer as a kid.
Thanx for the heads up about the Billy Joel town hall with Howard Stern, Chad Weger! I knew about it but forgot it was today. I caught the last bit live, hearinv Tony Bennet do New York State of mind, awesome. They'll be replaying it on both guys channels, 4, 100 or 101 im sure a bunch the next few days.
Great time New York. I will never listen to Billy Joel the same again.
After more than three decades of keeping these secrets under my hat, I can finally reveal how my juvenile delinquent friends and I used to sneak into Madison Square Garden. Whenever a decent show would pop up at MSG, which in those days meant any band with a guitar, bass, and drums. The sturdy youth of Jackson Heights would gather and take the mighty RR train into Manhattan for an almost free night of worshiping Satan through rock music. We would all gather under the Ace picture. For those of you who are too young to remember or are not New York natives, the Ace picture was a giant picture of the Bronx's greatest son Mr. Paul "Ace" Frehley from KISS. Ace's visage hung on the 7th Avenue side of the Garden for about five years before being replaced by ughhh.Billy Joel. We would cobble together a couple of old ticket stubs that we would appropriate from various sources to make it look like one whole ticket. The Garden had their own proprietary box office in those days and all the tickets no matter what the e ...
When a New York Elementary School invited rock star Billy Joel to a tribute concert of his greatest hits, the last thing they expected was for him to actually show up.
Alexa Ray Joel collapses onstage during New York performance: The daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley is recovering after fa...
Music History on this day - April 15 1688 - Composer Johann Friedrich Fasch was born. 1927 - Serge Koussevitsky directed the Boston Symphony in the first performance of Frederick Converse’s symphony, "Flivver Ten Million." 1958 - Buddy Holly's Fender Stratocaster guitar was stolen at a St. Louis concert. 1966 - Buffalo Springfield performed for the first time as the opening act for The Byrds in San Bernadino, CA. 1966 - In England, Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humberdink appeared at The Odeon. 1967 - The Nancy and Frank Sinatra duet "Somethin' Stupid" was on the U.S. singles chart. It was the first father and daughter act to hit 1968 - Aretha Franklin recorded "Think." 1969 - Archie Bell of the Drells was released from military service after a tour of Vietnam. 1982 - Billy Joel was seriously hurt in a motorcycle accident on Long Island, New York. He went to the hospital and stayed for over a month undergoing therapy on his injured hand. 1996 - In Los Angeles, CA, Rob Pila ...
Alexa Ray Joel, the daughter of singer Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley, collapsed on stage while performing in New York this past weekend. Mercury News r
Question for my New York friends.we are thinking about going to see Billy Joel Friday night at it best to look for tickets thru secondary markets or, buy them thru a scalper outside of the Garden? Just looking for some recommendations. Thanks!!!
Billy Joel surprised an Elementary School in his native Long Island, New York, on Wednesday by accepting its invitation to attend a musical tribute to his career.
Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter Alexa Ray Joel performed a showcase in New York and looked surprisingly different from the little girl many knew -- see the transformation!
Name: David Pomeranz Born:February 9, 1951 (age 63) Origin:New York,City New York,USA Occupations Singer-songwriter, composer, lyricist, writer for musical theatre Years active 1970-present Born and raised on Long Island, Pomeranz expressed interest in music from an early age, singing in the synagogue choir, learning to play the piano, guitar and drums, and writing and recording songs by the age of fourteen. When he was nineteen, MCA/Decca signed him to a contract that yielded two albums, New Blues and Time To Fly (the latter featuring Chick Corea), and he began touring the country as the opening act for Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, Three Dog Night and The Doors, among others. In the late 1980s, Pomeranz collaborated with Russian rock star Alexander Malinin on the pre-glasnost "Faraway Lands", which they performed live in Moscow's Gorky Park for an episode of the television sitcom Head Of The Class, the first time an American series filmed there. He also sang the song "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now", which was ...
A few things that happened on today's date in the past: 1966 - the British Prime minister received a petition from Beatles fans, asking that the Cavern Club in Liverpool be reopened. The club, where the Beatles performed more than 300 dates, was closed because of financial problems. 1972 - U.S. immigration officials canceled John Lennon's visa extension, five days after it was granted. 1978 - Billy Joel was awarded a rare platinum single for "Just The Way You Are." 1981 - Walter Cronkite gave his final broadcast as anchor for the "CBS Evening News." 1992 - the last episode of "The Cosby Show" was taped in New York. New York Mayor David Dinkins and the group Boyz II Men were on hand. 1996 - musicians Johnny and Edgar Winter sued DC Comics over a horror comic with two characters called Johnny and Edgar Autumn. The case went all the way to the California Supreme Court. The Winters lost. 2000 - all the original members of Earth, Wind and Fire played together for the first time in 20 years as they were inducte ...
What we have been up to. 27th shopping then that nite Billy Joel at Madison Square Gardens he had it pumping. 28th double decker tour of New York,then the Statue of Liberty and that nite tour of Empire State Building. 29th tour of aircraft carrier, walk around 911 (ground zero), Icehockey game at Yankee Stadium New York Rangers vs New York Islanders was cold -5deg cel. 30th walk around Grand Central Station (subway) then walk in Central Park. John Fogerty concert at Paramount Theatre that nite he had it rocking. 31th flew to Buffalo the tour into Canada to Niagra Falls. 1st helicopter flight over New York. That nite baseball game at Madison Square Gardens New York Knicks vs Miami Heat. 2nd was Super Bowl game Seattle Seahawks vs Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Pregame entertainment was The Frays playing then Cindy Lauper. At half time Bruno Mars played then the Red Hot Chili Peppers for a song, it was great atmosphere *** of a show.
Billy Joel kicked off his historic residency at Madison Square Garden in grand style last night. From the ovations here, Joel seems well on his way toward morphing from musician to New York institution.
New York is a city very rich in History. Here is a brief photo timeline going along with Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" celebrating this wonderful Cit...
New to New York? Check out the Billy Joel concert Monday night at the Madison Square Garden!
There may be no bigger American pop pianist than Billy Joel. The "Piano Man" has had numerous hit records, sold out concerts around the world, and had musicals produced to his music. For all of his time in the spotlight, there are still things to discover about Billy Joel.  1. Growing up in New York, Billy was a bruiser of a kid. He ran with a street gang and took up boxing for three years, which earned him a broken nose. 2. Many of Billy’s songs are just personal stories put to music, his most notable being "Piano Man." The epic song takes a look as Joel’s life a lounge singer, when he performed under the alias Bill Martin. 3. Billy Joel is among a handful of pop artists who have received the nation's highest cultural award, the Kennedy Center Honors. Joel received his medal in 2013. 4. Famed choreographer Twyla Tharp collaborated with Billy in 2002 on "Movin’ Out,"  a musical about the Vietnam War that used many of Billy’s songs. Billy Joel Biography [Rolling Stone] Billy Joel [Biography] Bill ...
I need to get to New York and see billy Joel ASAP. If I die without ever seeing him I'll never forgive the people who didn't take me.
For you Donna Palumbo While countless rockers started their careers in the New York suburb of Long Island before going on to worldwide success (Billy Joel, Twisted Sister, Steve Vai, Brian Setzer, Blue Öyster Cult, etc.), there have been countless acts that appeared poised for a breakthrough, but for whatever reason, fell short. Many longtime followers of Long Island-based rock would probably agree that tops on the "woulda/coulda/shoulda" list were the Good Rats, a group who played at some of the East Coast's best-known/biggest venues (Madison Square Garden, Nassau Coliseum, the Philadelphia Spectrum) during the '70s, while opening for such big names as Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, the Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Kiss, Journey, Heart, Styx, Meat Loaf, and Rush, among others. Specializing in a tough form of bar band/hard rock (comparable to Led Zeppelin early on, before getting more commercial), quite a few bandmembers waltzed through the Good Rats' ranks after their formation during the late '60s, but ...
One of the greatest rock and roll tours of all time began Jan 3, 1974—40 years ago today—in Chicago. It combined Bob Dylan, who had been absent from touring for more than seven years, with The Band—his friends and neighbors from Woodstock, New York. What happened inside that basement at Big Pink would now be unleashed on the world. I was at the concert on this tour Jan. 19, 1974 at the Sportatorium in Hollywood, Florida. By today’s standards, the “Sporto” was a terrible venue. It was a hangar-like building made of concrete with a steel roof. It seated 14,000 people and had no air conditioning. When it rained, the roof leaked on the performers and the audience. Robert Plant once said it was the only venue where he was rained out inside of a building. The sound was atrocious—like being inside of a large metal garbage can—which is essentially what it was. Billy Joel, after performing there, once called it “an acoustical nightmare.” But on the night Dylan and the Band played there, it didn ...
Billy Joel announced this month he'll begin playing monthly concerts at New York's Madison Square Garden, starting in January, and he is among this year's Kennedy Center honorees. He recently spoke with Charlie Rose for CBS This Morning during rehearsals for his New Year's Eve show in New York, wher...
Ella's been bugging me to take her to New York. ♫ New York State Of Mind – Billy Joel
Billy Joel News... Billy Joel Gets Madison Square Garden Gig … Billy Joel is returning to touring with monthly shows at Madison Square Garden. He says, “In 1978 I achieved my dream of playing this iconic venue for the first time. I thought it didn’t get any better than that moment. Now, 35 years later, I’ve had the incredible fortune to experience 46 of those incredible moments right here, including both the Concert for New York and 12-12-12, which were so important to this city. I said it in ’78 and I’ll say it here again, there’s no better venue in the world.” Billy Joel is selling his Hamptons mansion. He bought it from actor Roy Scheider in 2007 for $16.8 million. It was reportedly a gift for his then-wife Katie Lee. The home has been listed before at $22.5 million, $19.9 million, $18.5 million and now $16.8 million. It has a fireplace in the master bathroom.
One week from now, please join us in front of Roseland Ballroom on west 34th street to explain to Governor Cuomo exactly what New York's state of mind is (Billy Joel will be performing at his annual bday party/fundraiser). Happy Birthday Governor Andrew Cuomo! We want to keep New York frack free!!!
OK Thanks to Rachel Varga, she gave me the number 9 so here we go. 1. Las Vegas is the only other place I have lived outside of New York. 2. I am a long suffering NY JETS and NY METS fan. 3. My wife Stephanie Kalinowski Grossman and myself actually met Rachel Varga and Jennifer Jennifer Schelhornat the great HOGS and HEIFERS in NYC and were Sunday night regulars there prior to moving to Vegas. 4. I have played at Nassau Coliseum. It was indoor soccer not hockey or backup to Billy Joel. 5. Amongst my favorite musicians/singers in no particular order are: Barry Manilow Burt Bacharach, Alicia Keys, Michael Bublé, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars. 6. My background is mixed I am an Irish Jew. 7. I have been called the "Master of Useless Information". 8. I am a night owl by nature needing little sleep. 9. I enjoy going on YouTube and looking for videos of classic TV and News reports along with finding live performances of famous songs and different artists covering songs they arent necessarily famous for.
SINOSSI 5X06 "Movin' out" Trama: When Sue points out to an irate Will that the exclusion of any arts related career booths at McKinley’s Career Fair is simply indicative of the fact that “there’s no such thing as a career in the arts,” Will is forced to concede the fact that choosing to be an artist is a path fraught with uncertainty. He strives to teach the gleeks the power of perseverance by assigning them the music of the resilient Billy Joel. Blaine and Sam travel to New York ostensibly to look at potential colleges, but while Kurt is thrilled with the thought of Blaine joining him at NYADA, Blaine may have other thoughts on the subject. And when Sam tanks his interview at the only school offering the only scholarship he could qualify for, he makes a confession to Rachel, leading to a new world of opportunity for the former male stripper. Meanwhile, despite considerable resistance, Artie encourages Becky Jackson to look past the walls of McKinley for her future plans. And after being dumped by ...
1989 was an awesome year in music: Workbook (Bob Mould), Freedom (Neil Young), Doolittle (Pixies), Full Moon Fever (Tom Petty), Oh Mercy (Bob Dylan), Spike (Elvis Costello), Mother's Milk (Red Hot Chili Peppers), The End of the Innocence (Don Henley), and yes, I'll even throw some love to the year's Rolling Stones (Steel Wheels), Paul Mccartney (Flowers in the Dirt), and Billy Joel (Storm Front) releases. But the best record of that year has to be Lou Reed's New York. Probably my favorite album of a tremendous career. You will be missed, Mr. Reed. (Also need to thank the now-defunct Discount Den on State Street for mis-marking the 1992 Lou Reed box set, which meant I could afford it and enjoy it for twenty+ years.)
NEW YORK (AP) - Elton John honored Hillary Rodham Clinton for her work to help those affected by HIV and AIDS at an annual event for his foundation. Clinton was excited as she accepted the first founders award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation on Tuesday night in New York. The former secretary of state told the crowd at Cipriani's restaurant that "we still have so far to go" when it comes to helping those affected by HIV and AIDS. "There are so many challenges in front of us," Clinton said. The former U.S. senator added that she wants to see an "AIDS-free generation" and that accomplishing that must be "our North Star." "I thank you, but I know there's more for us to do," she said. "Humans may discriminate, but viruses don't." Billy Joel, Alec Baldwin, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Lisa Marie Presley and Courtney Love also attended John's "An Enduring Vision: A Benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation" event, which raised $3.45 million. Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Heart performed a dozen songs, ...
THis is very cool .. I love rock/blues music trivia. While listening to my ' current ' favorite radio station FM 88.5 (Jazz all day/Blues all night & some R & R here and there), they have ' Trivia ' now and again @ night as well. Ok, I admit it, I had never heard of " Shadow " Morton, the 60's/70's record producer/songwriter?? Have now : - ) A biker/gang member from Brooklyn, New York who formed a doo *** group. He claimed he could write music. Of course, nobody who was anybody believed him until he drove to the beach and spent the night in his car writing " Remember (Walking In The Sand)". Then, he rolled the dice and recorded it with an unknown girl-group (a local club act), The Shangri-Las. Note: There was a 14 year old piano player in the demo recording that he showed what to play (Billy Joel : - ) That song reached on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1964. I LOVED it !! He was transformed overnight into a teen recording songwriter and recording producer. Note: He also did the sound effects and ...
Below are listed the top ten pop songs from the United States of America Billboard entertainment magazine 'Hot 100' chart (along with a link to a video) as they stood exactly thirty years ago today, for the week ending Saturday, September 24, 1983.. Notes.. . This current music chart week from exactly thirty years ago crosses seasons. The first few days wrapped up the bitter end of the wonderful summer of 1983, and it ushered us into the brand new season of fall, my favorite time of the year.. :-] . After two weeks on top of the chart, FLASHDANCE's "Maniac" by Michael Sembello loses its moderate grip and it drops out of the number one position. The legendary Billy Joel reaches the top number one position on the Billboard magazine 'Hot 100' pop chart for surprisingly only the second time in his illustrious career. . Song is a brand new selection in the elite top ten this week. Song brings back the Stray Cats from Massapequa, Long Island, New York, with their third and final song to reach the top ten ...
The should have just played Jim Croce's New York's Not My Home followed by Billy Joel's New York State of Mind
The Backstage Gourmet Radio Show with PJ Grimes Monday, July 8, live 1-2 p.m. Pacific Time (4-5 p.m. Eastern Time) Tune in at planet's favorite all-positive Web talk radio station Special guest: Steve Schultz, singer/songwriter The Backstage Gourmet Radio Show with PJ Grimes – Great talk, great music, and great green cuisine (vegan, vegetarian, raw). Tune in and get your green groove on! About Steve: Singer/songwriter Steve Schultz’s uplifting introspection as a lyricist and anthemic musicality has garnered him favorable comparisons to Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, and Ben Folds. After a well-received debut, the Hudson Valley, New York-based artist returns with Over The Edge, a watershed album of creativity with fresh pop-rock instrumentation and timeless songcraft. Steve has received airplay on multiple radio stations, and been a featured guest on many radio and television shows. In 2010, he was awarded admission to the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame writers workshop, and ...
Back from 28 hour round trip to upstate New York, My Uncles Place, the bar we used to hang out in during high school, is much improved. IN the parking lot there was another South Carolina plate with a Clemson bumper sticker and a Mary Kay cosmetics logo. What are the chances of that? Showed my son and daughter Chenango Valley High where after all these years, we seem to have won every game, and the Ross Park Zoo and Binghamton U, home of the Bearcats. Had no idea what Pandora was but after 14 hours on the return trip listening to Neil Young, the Animals, the Zombies and and Billy Joel it is, as Martha Stewart would say, "a good thing."
Today is Saturday, June 22, 2013 Today in Sports History 1939 - The first U.S. water-ski tournament was held at Jones Beach, on Long Island, New York. 1939 - Joe Louis defeated Max Schmeling in 124 seconds. 1979 - Former WHA teams the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets joined the NHL. The NHL had expanded to 21 teams. 1979 - Troy Archer (New York Giants) died in a traffic accident. 1990 - Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium. 1991 - Eric Lindros was selected first overall by the Quebec Nordiques at the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. 2002 - Darryl Kile (St. Louis Cardinals) was found dead in his hotel room. 2003 - Michelle Wie won her first USGA title at the age of 13. She was the youngest person to win any adult USGA event.
"WELCOMEZION" TOUR The Australian-based UNITED has a long history of sold-out shows in the United States. The touring entity of UNITED has made a huge wave in the States as they became the first Christian artist to ever sell out Los Angeles' Staples Center. In addition to the Staples Center, UNITED has also sold out major venues in Seattle (ShoWare Center), New York (Hammerstein Ballroom), Atlanta (Gwinnett Center), Miami (BankUnited Center), Dallas (Music Hall) and two back-to-back sold out events in Boston (Orpheum Theatre). UNITED also holds the record for largest attendance ever in the Sears Centre Arena (Chicago, IL), outdrawing concerts there by such legendary performers as Billy Joel, Elton John and the Eagles. Since 2006, UNITED has toured six continents and 42 nations. About Hillsong UNITED: UNITED is a worship band that originally rose out of the youth ministry of Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. This progressive worship band is a global recording and touring entity sent out to share the ev ...
Foreigner will complete a rock and roll doubleheader this evening. After an early morning mini-concert on Fox and Friends, they'll perform a post-Game Show following tonight's (Friday) Mets - Cubs game at Citi Field in New York. *** Jones jokes that he's entering enemy territory since he roots for the Yankees, but really he's excited to be playing the Mets' ballpark -- since their former home, Shea Stadium, hosted many legendary shows from The Beatles to Billy Joel over its 45-year history.
New York, NY – June 4, 2013 – Peter Asher, Petula Clark, Shelea Frazier, Billy Joel, Wiz Khalifa, *** Jones & Lou Gramm, Alison Krauss, Chad Kroeger, Smokey Robinson, Patty Smyth, Jordin Sparks, Sting, Rob Thomas, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry, Paul Williams and select cast members of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL have signed on to either be a presenter and/or performer at the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. This year’s dinner will be held Thursday, June 13that the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Inductees at the 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame event include Tony Hatch, *** Jones & Lou Gramm, Holly Knight, JD Souther, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry. The Pioneer Award will be presented to Berry Gordy, the Johnny Mercer Award will be presented to Elton John and Bernie Taupin; Benny Blanco will receive the Hal David Starlight Award and Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” will be honored with the Towering Song Award.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel was back in high school.The singer surprised an assembly full of students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in the borough of Queens on Thursday, appearing with Tony Bennett, who opened the school in 2001 through his Exploring the Arts program.Joel performed songs on...
This Day in Rock... 1943 – Producer and executive David Geffen is born in Brooklyn, N.Y. 1958 – The very first Gibson model Flying V guitar is shipped from a factory in Kalamazoo, Mich. 1961 – The Beatles played three gigs in one day. The first was a lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, then at night they appeared at the Cassanova Club, Liverpool and at Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool. 1964 – A New York band called The Echoes recruited a young piano player named Billy Joel. The quartet would play cover songs under the names The Lost Souls, The Commandos and The Emerald Lords before Billy split two years later to join The Hassles. 1970 – Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” entered the UK album chart at number 1, where it would stay for 12 consecutive weeks. 1970 – Having been in release for only 15 weeks, Led Zeppelin II approaches sales of 2 million. 1977 – Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’. The album went on to sell more than 15 million copies world-wide and spent 31 w ...
Had the BEST time tonight getting surprised by a great old friend that we used to hang out at a Karaoke bar back in 2007 before my accident. This name is Chris, and he is the life of the party - just plain cool. He is one of the few that knew my skills before the accident that broke my neck, and now after. I so needed that. He used to sing "Piano Man" by Billy Joel. The one night I performed it, the sound track went out. His reply (6 years ago - "yep, that's what happens when you try one of my songs!). Tonight, like the superbowl outage, I was thinking about him and in the middle of Piano Man - it went dead. The next song, there he was on stage! To cool. It has been 5 1/2 years, and God dropped that in my lap to remind me "I'm back." Got to do Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" (was thinking of you Clifton Murray, when your group got booked at the Nokia in New York for the first time, and posted the graphic to your page, you had said, "Bon Jovi played there!). Also did "You Raise me Up" performed by Josh Gr ...
Music History for Jan. 29 -- from Mary Landers 1937 - Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra recorded the famous "Song of "India." 1962 - Warner Bros. Records signed Peter, Paul & Mary. 1966 - The Bobby Fuller Four's "I Fought The Law" was released. 1969 - The "Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour" debuted on CBS-TV. 1972 - Smokey Robinson left The Miracles. 1979 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer disbanded. 1983 - Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac married Kim Anderson at her Los Angeles home. They were divorced the following year. 1989 - Billy Joel sang the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XXIII. 1994 - Mary Wilson, formerly with the Supremes, was injured when her jeep hit a freeway median and flipped over while driving outside of Los Angeles. Her 14-year old son was killed in the accident. 1996 - Garth Brooks refused to accept his American Music Award for Favorite Overall Artist. Brooks said that Hootie and the Blowfish had done more for music that year than he did. 1998 - Paul Simon's musical "The Capeman" premiered in New York. T ...
Music News & Information Friday, January 25, 2013 The late Etta James ("At Last") is born in 1938 Ray Peterson ("Tell Laura I Love Her") dies of cancer, 2005 Cilla Black gets married (her parents don't attend this civil ceremony but appear for the church blessing two months later), 1969 Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick and Paul Kantner become the parents of a baby girl they name "god" (later they change it to "China"), 1971 Billy Joel totals his Mercedes on a Long Island, New York highway (but receives only facial cuts), 2003 Neil Diamond sings the national anthem at Superbowl XXI, 1987 Hope University in Liverpool awards an honorary Doctorate of Letters to Rolf Harris, 2010 Clarence Carter and Eddie Floyd are inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 2003 Yoko Ono donates $375,000 to Liverpool's Strawberry Fields retirement home, the inspiration for her late husband John Lennon's song, 1984 Billy Joel donates $500,000 to "Homes For Our Troops", an organization that aids disabled veterans, 2008 Lynn A ...
On this day in 1894, George Washington Savage died in Dundee, Scotland, at 74. Savage was a native of the New York town that, when he was born, was called Buttermilk Falls, but which is now known as Highland Falls (although there is still a park called Buttermilk Falls). This town, according to one source, was home in the 1970s to songster Billy Joel. In fact, the story goes, Joel was on a bus on his way home to Highland Falls when he wrote “New York State of Mind,” one of his better-known songs, and something of an updated anthem for the Empire State.
The Concert For Sandy Relief was one of the most uplifting, feel-good performances in recent memory. Not only because it was indicative of our perserverance, our sheer ability to express emotion through music, and our belief in fighting for the cause. In this case, the cause was for the Robin Hood Relief Fund. It was for the people who lost their homes and their beloved stomping grounds from a lethal hurricane that ravaged the New York and New Jersey area. Through the fire of the tragedy, many of music's great ones pumped life into the crowd with sterling, emotional performances. Guys like Bruce Springsteen, local products Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel proved they "still got it," setting the stage ablaze with memorable performances. Which performance sent goosebumps through your body? Which performance helped enhance your spirit and allowed you to feel the resiliency in the aftermath of this hurricane??
Q Breakfast Newspaper Review... Thursday 13th December 2012 SHOWBIZ: STAR STUDDED SANDY AID CONCERT Bruce Springsteen has opened a star-studded benefit concert in New York for victims of Superstorm Sandy. The lineup at Madison Square Garden included Sir Paul Mccartney, Bon Jovi, Chris Martin, Billy Joel, Eric Clapton, Alicia Keys and the Rolling Stones. The sold-out show was broadcast worldwide on television, online and on radio. From ticket sales alone, the concert already has raised more than 30 million dollars. *** HOBBIT RECEIVES ROYAL PREMIERE London's Leicester Square was transformed into Middle Earth last night complete with a green carpet and Hobbit house. Prince William joined the stars for the UK premiere of The Hobbit - the first in a new trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Office star Martin Freeman plays main character Bilbo Baggins. *** THICK OF IT STARS PICK UP AWARDS They played arch-rivals in political satire The Thick Of It, but Rebecca Front and Peter Capaldi have shared the glory at th ...
The United States demands a New York / Empire State of Mind live mash up with Billy Joel, Alicia Keys and Jay-Z
Billy Joel's connection to New York is a soul thing. Not Soul in the manner of Marvin Gaye or Aretha Franklin, but soul in the manner of a connection to a place, a city, an essence. Bruce and Bon Jovi are that for New Jersey. They are raw, self-professed garage band singers. And they are great for that, no question about it. But Billy Joel has the essence of New York in his lyrics. Wait until you hear Alicia Keys sing New York later in this show and then you will see the connection. New York is not Rock and Roll. New York is Rock and Roll and Soul and Jazz and Rap and Classical and everything that might be. That's what it is at it's best, anyway.
The cream of Rock 'n' Roll are holding a concert in New York on Wednesday night to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy. The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Chris Martin, Eric Clapton and Kanye West are all playing. But what about the forgotten victims in other countries that suffered from the storm? Sandy caused huge devastation as it tore a path through Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Post your comments here.
Tune into NBC tonight to see students from Kinsella Magnet School of the Performing Arts perform tonight at Madison Square Garden for the 12/12/12 Sandy Relief Benefit Concert in NYC. The students will be performing Pink Floyd’s famous “Another Brick In the Wall (Part 2)” with Roger Waters’ at this highly publicized benefit. The benefit concert is broadcasted across 34 U.S and international television, radio and Internet across six continent reaching 1 billion people across six continents. They are expected to perform in the first hour. Other headlines include Bruce Springstein, Paul Mccartney, Kanye West and Billy Joel and many more. Proceeds from the concert will go to the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which is helping victims of Sandy in devastated areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The November storm killed dozens and did billions of dollars in damage across the area.
Bruce Springstein and Billy Joel immediately stepped up to the plate to help their home states of New York (Long Island) and New Jersey (Jersey shore) -- excuse me, just saying, where is Jerry Seinfeld and Alec Baldwin (just saying!) -- Long Island could use your "star" power now.
Hello everyone. Hope everyone is doing fine and well. Wanted to tell you that last Sunday I to a concert and saw the Palm Beach Pops, they're the orchestra that play pop culture from Great American Songbook, they did on Autumns in New York and play alot of great music, like Billy Joel, Cole Porter, Vernon Duke, Hoagy Carmichael and lots others and the guest they had is Michael Andrew and they talk about a new musical that will be coming soon is base on a Jerry Lewis 1963 film The Nutty Professor. It was a great concert. I can't believe that holidays will be coming, and also I'll be done at Lynn University until December 11 and I got some topics left on my radio show, the ones I'm doing is Legends of Guitars on different guitarist from different genres of rock, blues, psychedelic, and rockabilly, also Pop Music of American Songbook and I'll be playing early pop singers, big band music and also broadway, songwriters and more and of course the last topic is Christmas music. Hope everyone have a good week.
I didn't see the concert at Rockefeller Center on NBC last nite, but my congrats 2 Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Sting, Christina Aguilera, Aerosmith and others 4 trying 2 do their part 2 raise money 4 the New York region after the havoc of Sandy.
Now this is really taking it too far. Last night was a mini telethon for the people in New York and New Jersey affected by the storm. It was hosted by Matt Lauer of the Today show and Brian Williams from NBC nightly news. It starred Billy Joel, Steven Tyler, Jimmy Fallon, Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi and Sting. It is well known that Billy Joel and Bruce are from New York and even more so Bon Jovi from New Jersey. He is a big adocate for his state. I was told that people were saying this should have been held AFTER the election because these people also are for Obama. Really? They are trying to help. I am sure they reached in their pockets too besides dedicating their time. Oh the next thing will be that Obama actually caused the storm so he would look good at this time. Come on people. Thank God 3 more days and it will be over.
Let's all help, the RED CROSS needs us text 90999 to donate $10 to help the friends, family and wonderful people of New York and New Jersey... Good job Matt Lauer.. Bon Jovi, Springsteen, Billy Joel and Steven Tyler and all the other celebrities they are amazing performers to "come together" and support these very unfortunate folks... God Bless America.
Springsteen will join Jon Bon Jovi and Billy Joel at a benefit concert for Sandy victims which will be recorded in New York and broadcast on Friday night.
Reposting from a friend of a friend: "Okay, I saw someone post that they would like Jon Bon Jovi to have a "restore the shore" concert for New Jersey. Then I thought what about New York, Long Island, Staten Island, etc. All the famous people who live, work or grew up here -- Mariah Carey (Greenlawn), Billy Joel (Hicksville), Eddie Murphy (Roosevelt), Billy Crystal (Long Beach), the Baldwin family and Jerry Seinfeld (Massapequa), Pat Benitar (Lindenhurst), LL Cool J (Bayshore), Rosie O'Donnell (Commack), to name a few. I am only one voice, but maybe if we spread the word something will happen and a difference can be made. To help rebuild our shorelines, towns, neighbors and NYC, a charitable, large-scale fundraiser could make such a difference. Maybe if they come back to their roots they can help rectify Sandy's devastation. PLEASE REPOST THIS! LET'S GET THIS GOING ON FB! ONE VOICE CAN TURN INTO MANY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Thanks. -Christina"
Hurricane Sandy. The worst thing to hit New York since Billy Joel played 5 sold out shows at Madison Square Garden. Is it too soon?
I think I'm going to start a Billy Joel & Jimmy Buffet cover band called "Cheeseburger in New York State of mind"
What's the best song to get in the New York State of mind? Asad Lalljee Empire State of mind (Jay-Z and Alicia Keys) Ilove New York (Madonna) New York State of mind (Billy Joel) New York (U2)?
"Hi I'm Rachel Berry and ill be singing 'New York State of mind' written by Billy Joel...popularized by Barbara Streisand"
Listening to Tony Bennett and Billy Joel sing New York State of mind. It reminds me the journey is coming to a end. Once a young man left and now returns as someone different with a new look of life . The reasoning may have been misdirected sometimes but the heart was always a straight arrow . Money nor glory was ever motivation for this trip. It was taken because thats what needed to be done. From the 24 hr duty stations to just answering the phone it really did not matter. Each one lost counted just as much as the other. The term short means almost over. It has become my favorite of all military terms. God bless the 10th Mountain Division
Good morning. I watched a fantastic show last night. The Last Play at Shea. Billy Joel gave a bravura performance. It marked a milestone in New York as the last performance at Shea Stadium. Done in 2010. It grabbed me. New York State of Mind; Noastaglia waved over me from out of nowhere. And I realized that in my heart, I am still a New Yorker. It brought back memories as the Piano Man weaved his magic and I was transported back to a place that will own me until the day I die.
This Day in Music: June 14th 1953, Elvis Presley graduated from IC Hulmes High School in Memphis; his graduation photo shows him to have a split curl in the middle of his forehead, later to become his trademark. 1967, The Doors appeared at Steve Paul's Scene, New York City, Jimi Hendrix was in the audience. 1970, Derek and the Dominoes played their first gig when they appeared at London's Lyceum. 1972, Led Zeppelin played the first of two nights at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York. 1980, Billy Joel started a six-week run at on the U.S. album chart with Glass Houses, his second U.S. album. 1986, three fans died during an Ozzy Osbourne gig at Long Beach Arena, California after falling from a balcony. 1987, Madonna played the first date on her Who's That Girl World Tour at the Osaka Stadium, Osaka, Japan. The tour became the highest-grossing tour ever, grossing over $20 million. 1991, Nirvana appeared at The Palladium, Hollywood, California. 1995, Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher died after a chest infecti ...
Directed by Paul Crowder, Jon Small. With Alec Baldwin, Dan Barry, Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks. A documentary feature chronicling the history of two New York icons and the journey that brought them together for the last musical performance at Shea Stadium.
Just watched the bio/pic "LAST PLAY AT SHEA" featuring Billy Joel in the last concert at Shea Stadium! One of the best things I've ever seen on TV-ended with Paul Mccartney showing up at the last minute, rushed from the airport by New York's finest!The Beatles played the first big concert at Shea in 1965! Billy and the entire show was perfect! I'm so glad to be a small part of magical music!
New York? I knew you were an Uptown Girl. (We gonna keep going with this? I only own one Billy Joel album :P)
When a piano legend meets a legend of voice... Chosen as the last rock act to play the Shea Stadium, Billy Joel staged his Last Play At Shea concerts on July...
New York State of Mind.Billy Joel or Barbra Streisand!!! I know he wrote it but the Angelic sound from Barbra does it for me!
Elton John & Billy Joel 2000 live at the MSG in New York with one of the greatest songs ever Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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