Pop Rocks: From Rucker to Revivalists, which music fest draws you?

...festival industry, Bonnaroo has the unique ability to book the biggest acts ? the famously festival adverse legend Billy Joel headlines a night this year ? and keep sellout crowds of fest goers streaming through the gates. So there is my spring...

Music by Turner: Symphony to pay tribute to King, Wonder, Joel, more

...songs from Wonder's recent Songs in the Key of Life tour.) THE PIANO MAN DEPT. Of course, you can't leave out Billy Joel, as conductor Jeffrey Reed will lead the symphony through such Joel staples as Just the Way You Are and the evocative...

Music by Turner: Local concert calendar is full of hits

...7:30 p.m., Bell AuditoriumThe Pops! at the Bell Series continues with songs by Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Billy Joel, and of course, Carole King. The perfect gift for your Valentine. FEB. 13: Sam Bush ? 7:30 p.m., Imperial...

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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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...

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...