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Gershwin Prize Ceremony for Billy Joel at DAR Constitution Hall (11/19/14)

13 top-ten hits. Over 150 million albums sold. Six Grammy awards. A monthly sold-out residence at Madison Square Garden. Billy Joel certainly is worthy of a tribute. 575 more words


WSJ: Renzo Is Harvard Art Museum's Piano Man

(With apologies to Billy Joel)

Sing us a song, you’re the piano man,

Sing us a song tonight.

Well we’re all in the mood for a melody,

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In Praise of the One-Hit Wonder

Driving home today, I was listening to (and, of course, singing along with :) )Billy Joel’s “Piano Man” on the radio.  My first idle thought was to realize that it is in 3/4 time, like a waltz.   865 more words

Creativity, Innovation, Lifelong Learning

Personal Anthology #2

Piano Man

I first heard this song in my living room played by my older sister’s boyfriend at the time. It was the most amazing thing just that he could play so many instruments so well and he had one of the best voices I’ve ever heard. 415 more words

Personal Anthology

Music Fills A Void

It’s dark and gloomy. Piano Man plays through my head and brings me back to times past, to a talented young man who would play that song, along with dozens of others. 138 more words


Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography by Fred Schruers

I’ve been listening to Billy Joel my whole life. And now I force my kids to listen to him when we’re in the car. It brings a smile to my face when I hear them walking through the house singing, “I a-a-am an innocent ma-a-a-an. 1,567 more words

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Sing Us A Song, You're the Piano Man

Piano Man did not earn his name only because he can play a mean piano.  Oh no.  The boy also sings.  He sings all.the.time.  Actually, he rarely speaks at all. 364 more words