Entertainment WHY BILLY JOEL IS THE FUCKING GREATEST

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  1. Dean Wormer

    Dean Wormer Well-Known Member

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    At the World Series 50k people sing "Piano Man" and Billy is shocked to see everyone knows the words and sings along. Here he is a legend and he's tickled pink that young and old, black and white all love his music. A humble Genius.

    What's your favorite Billy song? Mine is below the World Series Video.




     
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    the older I get the more I like singer songwriter types

    like billy joel and james taylor and whatnot

    you know who's good?
    my wife is a big fan--he's grown on me
    david gray---seen him live a couple times--dude's voice can fill a room---his joe cocker jumping is a bit goofy though
     
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    There's no fool like an old fool.
     
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    Like Howard, Billy gets better with age.
     
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    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Too bad the self-driving car is turning up so late in his life, could have spared hi a ton of DUI entanglements.
     
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    I LOVE billy and his music. I've seen him around 10 times live. Once from the front row at Jazz fest in New Orleans. Such a great storyteller.

    My favorite is Summer Highland Falls. Without question.
     
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    :right:
     
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    IMO, Billy is a great American songwriting "voice" like Springsteen.

    They give voice to a particular part of American life.

    I used this song for a project at my Catholic high school :c :

     
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    I'm sure on some level he HAS to realize that everyone of a certain age knows the words to "Piano Man," but that was clearly a great moment for him. Sweet video.
     
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    I would strap a dynamite to my chest and blow myself to bacon bits if only I could take Billy Joel with me.
     
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    This is an east coast thing, right?
     
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    He's the Bruce Springsteen of Long Island.
     
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    Billy Joel is great
    Plugging my cover of Anthony's Song
     
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    He's an incredible entertainer and musician.
    Way too many songs to choose from but this one is right at the top of the list.

     
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    I saw Billy with Elton on tour together in the 90's at Giants stadium. Really good show, but prefer Elton John, especially his early stuff.
     
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    Best HSS Song Parody EVER!