>BILLY JOEL was onced asked how he writes songs, and where does he get his ideas from. In his answer about his songwriting process, Billy said that he usually begins a song by writing the music first.
>BILLY JOEL's 'Piano man' has been added to the Library of Congress' National Registry. Every year 25 songs are added to the Registry that represent historical landmarks in American popular music. This year's selections all represent, cultural, artistic and or historical significance to American society and the nation's aural legacy.