Music By Turner: Billy Joel fans will have to rely on reissues of great tunes

Why won't Billy write?Maybe he's right ? and we're the ones that are crazy!It's been 20 long years since Billy Joel released a new pop/rock album. He was just 43 years old when he began watching his wheels go 'round and 'round...

Billy Joel in third car accident in two years

BAYVILLE, N.Y. -- Singer Billy Joel was involved in his third car accident in two years Sunday when he slammed into a house on a wet road on Long Island. No one was...

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Nancy Lemenager is coming back to Broadway

NEW YORK -- From Jerome Kern to Billy Joel - Nancy Lemenager is returning to Broadway. Lemenager...Plymouth. Telecharge. -"Movin' Out." Songs by Billy Joel. Choreography by Twyla Tharp. A dance musical about...

Holiday music releases have new takes on classics

...Sending You a Little Christmas (Colum bia Records) ? One of the classic voices of Christmas, Mathis duets with Billy Joel, Natalie Cole, Gloria Estefan and Susan Boyle on a satisfying sixth holiday album of his storied career. ? 3½ stars...

Rants & Raves

...trail, third in the Augusta area. RANT TO WBBQ: I own Billy Joel's Piano Man album. Believe me, he has more songs...and give your listeners a little more credit; add some Billy Joel variety to your so-called variety station. A PROFESSIONAL...

Billy Joel signs book publishing deal with Scholastic

NEW YORK -- First the Material Girl, now the Piano Man. Billy Joel has agreed to write two children's books for Scholastic, the U.S. publisher of the "Harry Potter" novels. The first book...

Little Kids Rock is a real-life 'School of Rock'

...There's more than one way to teach kids the beat. On a recent school day, Liberty DeVitto, the longtime drummer for Billy Joel, asked third-graders at P.S. 176 to flip over their guitars and tap out rhythms on the wooden backs. In seconds...

Concert calendar

...WEEK GOV'T MULE: 8 tonight, The Classic Center Theatre, Athens, Ga.; $20; (404) 524-7354. ELTON JOHN AND BILLY JOEL: Saturday, Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, S.C.; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, Phillips Arena, Atlanta...

Production tells story through dance moves

...Auditorium today, said her character still has a lot to say. A production that combines popular music, the songs of Billy Joel, with contemporary ballet -- it was choreographed by dance legend Twyla Tharp -- Movin' Out dismisses expected standards...

The call of karaoke: 'Car singers' find thrill in making own music

...brief moment to confer with the man behind the soundboard, takes up the microphone and begins to sing.The song is the Billy Joel classic Piano Man, and while Scott's rendition isn't an exact duplicate of the original, he sings the standard...