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July 30, 2012
Alec Baldwin interviews Billy Joel on WNYC Radio, 7/30/2012

BILLY JOEL joined his first band (The Echoes) at age 14 and become the third best selling solo artist of all time in the United States (U.S.A.) ! He has sold more records than The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen or Madonna, but at this point in his life, he says... Alec Baldwin interviews BILLY JOEL on "Here's the Thing" from WNYC Radio. Read the Interview Transcript in it's entirety !

July 21, 2012
Elton John wants to make nice with Billy Joel !

Last year, Elton John criticized BILLY JOEL about his "bad habits", and used 'tough love talk', which BILLY JOEL took offense to. The two famous piano players who went on numerous "Face to Face" concert tours together, that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars, have not spoken to each other since. Well Elton John feels terrible about this, but he said what he had to say, and now wants to reconcile with Billy. Hey guys, bury the hachet, shake hands and make up because friendship is precious, and then you two can go on tour again ! Your fans are waiting !

July 7, 2012
Billy Joel's July Fourth party bash !

As reported by the New York Post, Billy Joel hosted a July 4th bash, catered by prestigious Andrea Correale's "Elegant Affairs", with several trucks delivering the All-American fare and decor to the party at his Centre Island estate named Middlesea, and treated 150 guests to a sing-a-long with members of his band ! After a barbecue with a red, white and blue theme, BILLY JOEL brought guests "down to his music room" says our source, "which had a piano, and instruments hanging on the walls". BILLY JOEL then treated the guests to a musical performance of little ditties, including "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "God Bless America", as well as, hits by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springteen ! Singing and clapping with the guests were BILLY JOEL's daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, his current girlfriend, Alexis Roderick and Fox News' Bill O'Reilly ! It sounds like everyone had a great time ! ( Wish I was there ! )

Happy Birthday America !

July 4, 2012
Billy Joel's Autograph !

Today's July 4th, Happy BirthdaAmerica ! Back in May of this year, BILLY JOEL let me post, on HIS website, the autograph he signed for me back in 1977, before he was famous, at "The" now famous "Italian Restaurant"! See the autograph on Billy Joel's "Official" website, !  Read about the encounter on THIS website, in Photo Album 3 !