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American rock musician, singer-songwriter, and classical composer


William Martin "Billy" Joel released his first hit "Piano Man" in 1973. Joel had Top 10 hits in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s and has 33 Top 40 hits in the United States overall. He is also a five-time Grammy Award winner, a 23-time Grammy nominee and has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide.

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Date of BirthMay 9, 1949
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 I do not hate Elton John. I do not want to 'punch him in the face'. If he wants to call me, my number is still the same. Good luck with the movie [Gnomeo and Juliet]. 
— Billy Joel insisting that he does not hate Elton John for his comments / February 11, 2011
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 I already have. I have no idea when it will happen. All I know is I said, ‘Yeah! Go ahead. Use my stuff.’ I was in a chorus when I was in high school, why not? 
— Billy Joel when asked if he will have a Glee episode / August 25, 2010
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 I’m just not a big TV actor type of guy, I’m a piano player, 
— Billy Joel ruling out his appearance on Glee / August 25, 2010
 There's nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex. 
— Billy Joel
 The good ole days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems. 
— Billy Joel

 I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - The sinners are much more fun 
— Billy Joel on fun
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 I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary. 
— Billy Joel
 If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time 
— Billy Joel
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 The happiest times in my life were when my relationships were going well -- when I was in love with someone, and someone was loving me. But in my whole life, I haven't met the person I can sustain a relationship with yet. So I'm discontented about that. I'm angry with myself. I have regrets. 
— Billy Joel on Relationships
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