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Thursday, May 22 2014

Billy Joel: A Matter of Trust - The Bridge to Russia

Expanded re-release of historic 1987 live album on CD and DVD; an enjoyable return to Billy Joel's concert tour of Russia


Friday, February 22 2013

Billy Joel: She's Got a Way: Love Songs

As a Valentine's Day gimme, it works, but this surprisingly hit-or-miss affair has already been released under a different name in 2010. Buyer beware ...


Thursday, January 12 2012

Billy Joel: Piano Man (The Legacy Edition)

Columbia reissues the album that launched Billy Joel's career into the stratosphere 38 years ago, along with an intimate live radio set that fills in some of the blanks.


Monday, January 3 2011

Billy Joel: The Hits

After listening to The Hits, you’ll either get really depressed about American masculinity, or you’ll admire the naked hustle of our sixth-biggest recording artist.


Thursday, July 24 2008

Billy Joel: The Stranger

Billy Joel's long-admired and often-purchased career peak has been given a 30th-anniversary deluxe treatment. Is it worth it? Mostly.


News

Monday, April 4 2011

Billy Joel cancels planned June 14 memoir

NEW YORK — Billy Joel has canceled his planned memoir, just 11 weeks before its scheduled release. "It took working on writing a book to make me


Monday, July 14 2008

Billy Joel ready for final concerts at Shea Stadium

Billy Joel doesn't pause after hearing how tickets to his upcoming Shea Stadium shows - "The Last Play at Shea" - were being resold online


Tuesday, November 27 2007

Royal treatment bonded Billy Joel to 'Allentown'

This black and white photograph autographedby Billy Joel is among the memorabilia of Denny Somachand Dave Sestak. On Nov. 28, 1973, when Billy Joel arrived in the


Tuesday, November 27 2007

Billy Joel revisits 'Allentown'

Billy Joel sounds shocked -- shocked! -- when he is told that Tuesday was the 25th anniversary of the release of "Allentown" as a single.


Wednesday, November 14 2007

Pop 'dinosaur' Billy Joel is still in big demand

Billy Joel's stats are impressive. He's sold some 80 million records in the United States, which makes him the sixth bestselling artist in the country, right


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