The Billy Joel Blog

                                                          mylifebillyjoel.com

                                                                                                                                                  bj_018_200_x_134.jpg

Latest News


September 27, 2017
Billy Joel rocks in concert with Paul McCartney!

BILLY JOEL was a surprise guest at Sir Paul McCartney's concert on 9/26/2017, at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island, New York!  (Video 3:24 min: recorded 'Live' on 9/26/2017 by dvciano)

          Paul-McCartney-Billy-Joel-Nassau-9-26-17-via-FB_Custom_2_Custom.jpg                                                                


September 19, 2017
Billy Joel lists his personal and professioal highs.

In an interview earlier this year, on KYBB-FM / B102.7 radio, BILLY JOEL talked about his major highlights of his personal and professional life - and sure enough, his first paid gig was high on his list. "First gig I ever did where I got paid, I was like 15 years old, was in a band named 'The Echos'. We played at the Holy Family Church in Hicksville, Long Island, New York. I thought we sounded great, maybe we sucked, but I thought we sounded great. And then at the end of the night, the priest gave us $15 apiece. Which in 1964 was like, I don't know, $1,500."

"The next highlight was when I actually got a paycheck big enough that I could quit my factory job. I think I was 19 years old, and most musicians know it's very difficult to make a living completely as a musician. And I went to the boss at the factory, and I said, 'Take this job and shove it up your a _  _ , just like the Johnny Paycheck song."!

'And the other big highlights in mylifebillyjoel says, would be the birth of my daughters, Alexa Ray and Della Rose.'

                 image_3.png




Archives

UA-87678586-1