Billy Joel’s inspiration to get into music was watching The Beatles’ performance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964. In 1963, Joel joined his first band, The Echoes. In 1971, Joel signed a solo recording contract and released his first studio album, Cold Spring Harbor. LISTEN Also in 1971, Billy moved to the West […]
Billy Joel is a staple of Long Island and New York history. Take a look at this interactive map detailing Billy’s New York State of Mind.
I don’t want to seem like a name dropper, but I’ve become great friends with John McEnroe. And why not. We share similar interests. He likes rock music, I like rock music. He likes hockey, I like hockey. Naturally, we run in the same circles. Kindred spirits, cut from the same cloth. Our newfound BFF […]