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Biography:
Birth Name: William Martin Joel
Born: 1949/05/09
Birth Place: Levittown, New York
Years Active: 1964–present
Genres: Rock, Pop, Classical

William Martin “Billy” Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician and pianist, singer-songwriter, and classical 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, according to the RIAA. Joel made his debut in 1971 with “Cold Spring Harbor” but achieved breakthrough success with his 1973 follow-up “Piano Man.” The single “Piano Man,” a fictionalized retelling of Joel's days as a lounge singer in Los Angeles, peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and at #4 on the Adult Contemporary Singles chart. The album hit #27 on the ...

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Albums:

The Bridge To Russia

Brause

Shout!

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An …

My Lives

Pops For Brass

She's Got A Way: Love Songs

Klangspagat (Split Of Sound)

Arizona State University Sun Devil Bands Pass…

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