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Billy Joel Honors Charlie Watts With Heartfelt Cover Following His Death

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Billy Joel remembered Charlie Watts and his legacy by creating a special cover of Rolling Stone's Brown Sugar.READ MORE

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Robin Hood and iHeartMedia Present Star-Studded "Rise Up New York!" Benefit

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The Robin Hood Foundation teamed up with iHeartMedia to bring "Rise Up New York!" on May 11, and is set to feature large names such as Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Mariah Carey, and Sting, among others.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Celebrates 100th Show At Madison Square Garden With Surprise From Bruce Springsteen

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Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen performed 'Born to Run' and 'Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out' at the Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. This is not the first time that the two music icons sang together.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Enters Fifth Year Of Residency At Madison Square Garden, Sells Millionth Ticket

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Billy Joel had a unique residency at Madison Square Garden in New York. The singer-songwriter performs at the venue every month and, in September, he will headline his 102nd show at the 20,000-seater concert hall.READ MORE

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Alabama Senate Write-In Candidates Include Adam Levine, Billy Joel, And Even Santa

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Doug Jones won the vote during the U.S. Senate's special election, but not everyone in Alabama wanted him. The state recently released 23,000 write-in candidates and it includes some popular musicians, actors, and even fictional characters.READ MORE

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New York High School Renames Building After Billy Joel's Mother After $1.5M Pledge

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Rock icon, Billy Joel, pledged $1.5 million to fund the Long Island High School for the Arts. In return, the institution named a building to his late mother, Rosalind.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Announces Six Stadium Tour Dates for Summer 2017; Tickets On Sale!

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Billy Joel has actively been performing at his residency at Madison Square Garden, which is now heading into its fourth year, and there are no plans of the Piano Man slowing down just yet. The legendary singer also just announced a string of stadium dates to kick off this spring and summer.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Performs at Madison Square Garden, Says of Paris Terrorists 'F**k 'Em!'

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This past Thursday night (Nov. 19), Billy Joel completed his latest residency at one of New York City's biggest venues, Madison Square Garden, where he performed with jazz legend Chick Corea, and paid tribute to Paris, saying of the terrorists who committed the dreadful acts last week, "F**k 'em!"READ MORE

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Mets Fans Serenade Billy Joel With 'Piano Man' During World Series Game 3 [WATCH]

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Baseball games are all about tradition and for fans around the country, that means kicking off the game with the national anthem and executing an energetic "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th inning stretch when things are looking bleak. This season, fans of the New York Mets have adopted the tradition of singing Billy Joel's "Piano Man" in the midst of the eighth inning during home games on Citi Field turf.READ MORE

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Billy Joel, Madonna, U2 & Other Legendary Artists Keep Madison Square Garden Rocking

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Over its 47 years in existence, "The World's Most Famous Arena," Madison Square Garden has hosted countless major and legendary music artists, and Billy Joel's rocking and record-breaking residency will undoubtedly top the list of great events long after it concludes. On October 21, Joel will play his 68th show at the venue, a monthly tradition he began in early 2014 and promised to continue until he couldn't sell out a show, according to 'Rolling Stone.'READ MORE

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Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Schumer Dance Barefoot to 'Uptown Girls' on Billy Joel's Piano

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The latest budding best friend duo of Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence stopped by Wrigley Field in Chicago last night for a surprise appearance in the midst of a Billy Joel performance. A dance party ensued onstage once the piano man began playing "Uptown Girl." Schumer was the first to bust a move, followed by a group of friends including Lawrence. The two actresses, barefoot, jumped on top of Joel's piano for a jig while the singer serenaded them.READ MORE

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Billy and Alexis Joel Welcome New Daughter Della Rose

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Just a few weeks after the surprise wedding ceremony between Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick, the happy couple has announced the birth of their new daughter, Della Rose Joel. Joel's second child came into the world on August 12 at 2:40 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces, Joel's official site notes.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Plays Last Concert at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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Billy Joel played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday night for the 32nd time, and perhaps this concert is the most relevant, as it's the last show to be played at the venue before it's closed for major renovations. The pianist and pop star opened his set with "Movin' Out" as a tribute to the closing of the famed venue.READ MORE

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Billy Joel Hosts Surprise Wedding to Alexis Roderick at July 4th Party

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Independence Day celebrations weren't all Billy Joel had on his mind this Fourth of July--the singer/songwriter took the opportunity to explain to longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick how much he loves her just the way she is by marrying at his Long Island home.READ MORE

What Performers Have Played Historic Venues Most? Carnegie Hall, Red Rocks, More

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Billy Joel made history at one of the most acclaimed music venues in the world this week when he played his 65th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The total helped him to surpass that of friend Elton John, giving him the most appearances at the historic Manhattan venue. There are many music venues the world over that are adored by performers and fans alike, but unfortunately not many have done much work in attempting to figure out what performers have played there the most. Of course, many—such as The Troubadour in Los Angeles—probably didn't foresee themselves lasting as long as they have. Music Times has done our best to figure out what musicians have played the most gigs at some of the world's most vaunted performance spaces.READ MORE

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