The venue holds a capacity of 1, and sold out in five minutes. The following list of local artist names were compiled while doing research on musicians and bands of the There are two sections to the list: Other ventures[ edit ] InJoel merged his long-held love of boating  with his desire for a second career.
This release introduced many fans, who discovered Joel when The Stranger became a smash into many of his earlier compositions. In a radio interview, Joel said that he no longer performs the song because singing it in its high original key "shreds" his vocal cords ; however, he did finally play it live for the first time since when he sang it at the Hollywood Bowl in May Although not as successful as some of his previous albums, the album was still considered a success by Joel.
The duo disbanded the following October when Joel began an affair with Small's wife, Elizabeth, whom Joel eventually married. The Stranger also featured " Scenes from an Italian Restaurant ", an album-oriented rock classic, which has become one of his best-known songs.
Rather than attend summer school to earn his diploma, Joel decided to begin a career in music: His tour included an unprecedented 12 sold-out concerts over several months at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
All were commercial failures. Inhe submitted essays to the school board and was awarded his diploma at Hicksville High's annual-graduation ceremony, 25 years after leaving. Billy Joel has a sister, Judith, and a half-brother, Alexander Joela classical conductor in Europe, who was the chief musical director of the Staatstheater Braunschweig from to Dissatisfied with the result, Joel re-recorded the songs and produced the album himself.
Joel played on a demo version of " Leader of the Pack ", which would become a major hit for the Shangri-Las. Another well-known single from the album is the ballad " And So It Goes " 37 in late Although not as successful as some of his previous albums, the album was still considered a success by Joel.
On December 3,it was announced that Joel would become a franchise of Madison Square Gardenplaying one concert a month indefinitely, starting with a date on January 27, In OctoberJoel and his handlers started planning a trip to the Soviet Union.
Following the success of An Innocent Man, Joel was asked about releasing an album of his most successful singles. Joel, his family including young daughter Alexaand his full touring band made the trip in August On June 13,the network separated the two and gave each their own full-length program.
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QUOTELAND AUTHORS: Quotations by Author A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. William Martin Joel (born May 9, ) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man", he has been making music since the s. Brain Candy is a collection of intelligent Humor, unusual Riddles, celebrity insults, collected quotations, Jokes, clever Wordplay and Mind games.Download