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The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
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Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Album Rock
Amiable/Good-Natured, Autumnal, Refined/Mannered, Nostalgic, Cynical/Sarcastic, Soothing, Earnest, Acerbic, Brash, Rousing, Rollicking, Playful, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Passionate, Energetic, Searching, Yearning, Melancholy, Exuberant, Restrained
Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Organ, Synthesizer, Harmonica
Soundtrack, Producer, Actor/Actress
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William Joseph Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) 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. 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 he returned to recording with a single entitled "All My Life," followed by an extensive "World Tour" from 2005-2008, covering many of the major world cities.
Hicksville High School, Hicksville, Long Island, New York, United States (Was Suppose To Graduate In 1967) (Did Not Graduate Until 1992)
Full Name at Birth
William Joseph Martin Joel
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William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man," in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best selling recording artist and the third-best-selling solo artist in the United States. His compilation album Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2 is the third-best-selling album in the United States by discs shipped.
Pianist, Singer, Songwriter
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Alexander Joel (Half Brother) (Musical Director)
Posted by brian 7 months ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 7 months ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 7 months ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
Posted by Michael Wren 7 months ago
You can find the statue proposal on Kickstarter dot com