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The Original Piano Man - Billy Joel


 

After a long illustrious career, the one and only, the original piano man, Billy Joel, is still touring strong. Billy Joel tickets are a hot commodity among young and old fans alike.

 

Joel is many things: a singer, a songwriter, a performer and a pianist. From his humble beginnings in 1973 to his so-called retirement in 1993, Joel has written pop music for many generations of fans around the world. Like an old friend, his songs are the soundtracks of his fans? lives. A Billy Joel song can be playing on the jukebox in a bar and suddenly all the patrons will begin singing every word in unison, bonding in a collective consciousness of song. That is the power of this incredible songwriter. His lyrics hit a cord in the hearts of people worldwide. Whether he is singing about a lover or a blue-collar town called Allentown or the Cold War, Billy Joel?s lyrics are thoughtful, insightful and poignant. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and is the sixth best selling artist in the United States. He was inducted into the Songwriter?s Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

Even after retirement, you can still get Billy Joel tickets and see this musical icon along with fellow piano man, Elton John. Perhaps Billy Joel?s most popular song, which became his signature song, is ?Piano Man?. Written in 1973, this song became his first single selling over four million copies. He continued making albums like Streetlife Serenade, Turnstiles, The Stranger, Glass Houses, and Songs in the Attic, among many others. In total, Billy Joel wrote over 20 albums during his 30 years in the music business. Beyond just his music, Billy Joel?s private life has also been exciting. Among his three marriages, one included a union with international supermodel, Christie Brinkley, and his most recent to a lady, Katie Lee, thirty years his junior. Billy Joel has also had bouts with alcohol abuse, having many car accidents and being admitted to rehabilitation centers twice.

As one of the best in the history of pop music, Billy Joel is a phenomenon not to be missed. Get your Billy Joel tickets and witness this legend of rock and roll.

Jake Tyler
Stage Front Tickets, Inc.
http://www.stagefronttickets.com

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