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The Lost Souls Club

Inspired by Billy Joel’sPiano Man.

An hour ago, when Martin walked through the back door, past the broken pinball machine and functioning jukebox, to the left of the singular pool table and into his seat three spots in from the edge of the bar, the number of patrons could be counted on three hands. 705 more words

Piano Man

Piano Man – Billy Joel


It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday
The regular crowd shuffles in
There’s an old man sitting next to me…
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The Oceanic Adventures of Bev Package: Our Week on a Cruise Ship

It’d be fifteen years since I last heard it. But it’s irresistible and in the cosy chairs of the Pacific Dawn’s Promenade Bar we all sang along… 1,045 more words

People And Places

Billy Joel Crashes Cover Band Set

By Hayden Wright

When Long Islanders head to see a Billy Joel cover band, they likely keep expectations low: decent food, better-than-average piano playing, a voice that can adequately carry Joel’s simple, singable melodies. 160 more words

The Route 103

A Holiday Affair

Copyright -John Nixon

Stepping into Joe’s Bar, Stephanie worryingly registered the absence of music.
Her husband looked disapprovingly at the abandoned piano.
“Louis, we’re back. Where’s Julio?” 96 more words

Creative Writing

Friday Fictioneers : The wages of sin

Copyright -John Nixon

Cal’s been through his repertoire twice, though the regulars don’t notice the repetition.

This time of night, when the floor’s awash with beer and the pavement outside has had its first bloody baptism, he turns to the old tunes, ones that make the most busted booze hound weep. 93 more words