Billy Joel - Billy Joel Will Address Substance Abuse In Memoirs

Billy Joel will open up about his highly-publicised battle with booze in an upcoming autobiography, just weeks after Sir Elton John went public with his concerns for his pal's heavy drinking problems in a candid magazine interview.
Elton risked the wrath of his on/off tour mate earlier this year (11) when he revealed his frustrations over Joel's love of alcohol in a Rolling Stone article, in which he suggested concerts had been cancelled because of the Piano Man's issues.
Joel brushed off the controversy as "Elton just being Elton" but the outburst appears to have prompted the American rocker to come clean about his drinking and his turbulent life in his memoirs.
In The Book of Joel, due for release on 14 June (11), the rock legend will take fans on an "emotional ride" as he addresses his failed marriages, his struggle with depression and his substance abuse problems.
A statement from publishers at HarperCollins reads, "There is a lot in this book that he has never revealed before."


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have everything going for you, only none of you ever had the right wife. drugs whats that? what for? why use stones for food? I don't even know what they are, but I do know its the darnest thing when the man or the woman isn't married and have the wrong partner, life isn't for troubles, life is for family. good luck.I'm going back to my house, no ones going to me, they're not touching me, unheardof for me, no sir. I hoped the weather is for a nice party I heard is happening in sir eltons' house for his birthday, I woul d like to go, don't hurt him, better things to do, don't you guys go fishing, don't drown, either, I'm getting myself skinnier, that'll help, I'm fine. Hope the songs you write are better than the wife, cuz in the end there's neither.
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God Almighty Help Billy Joel not get sick, without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being. Help Billy Joel not put illegal drugs into Billy Joel’s own blood system nor anyone without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being. Help Billy Joel not drink Alcoholic Beverages and or liquor one day at a time, without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being. If Billy Joel drinks Alcoholic Beverages and or liquor, help Billy Joel not put illegal drugs into Billy Joel’s own blood system nor anyone, without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being. If Billy Joel drinks Alcoholic Beverages and or liquor, help Billy Joel not physically use cigarettes, without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being. Help Billy Joel not physically use cigarettes, without anything bad happening to Billy Joel; please the one and only God Almighty, who is not a human being.
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