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Late Mccartney Lands Police Escort

21st July 2008

PAUL MCCARTNEY was given a high-speed police escort to his surprise appearance at a BILLY JOEL gig - because his flight was late. The Beatles legend arrived at New York's JFK airport on Friday (18Jul08)...

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Dizzee Rascal Dances His Way To Third Week At #1

21st July 2008

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the number one spot in the UK singles chart for a third week.The grime star's track Dance Wiv Me - featuring Calvin Harris - held off the challenge of...

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Joel Has Security Glitch At New York Concert

21st July 2008

Security was so tight at singer BILLY JOEL's New York concert this weekend (begs18Jul08), the star's own undercover security officers were reportedly denied admission to the event. Eight undercover guards for the U.S. Federal Bureau...

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Fascinating Fact 5650

19th July 2008

BILLY JOEL has a half-brother who is an orchestra conductor in Vienna, Austria....

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Billy Joel: `Betty Ford Was Like A Concentration Camp'

18th July 2008

Rocker BILLY JOEL hated his 2005 stint at the Betty Ford Center in California - because the clinic was like a "concentration camp". The Piano Man singer checked into the famous Rancho Mirage rehabilitation clinic...

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Stars Join Joel For Shea Stadium Farewell

17th July 2008

BILLY JOEL turned the first of two fond farewell concerts at New York's Shea Stadium into a star-studded affair on Wednesday (16Jul08) with a string of top guests. Tony Bennett, John Mayer, John Mellencamp and...

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Ghostly Goings On At Joel's Former Home

17th July 2008

BILLY JOEL had to rethink his views on things that go bump in the night after confronting a ghost in his former East Hampton, New York home. The rocker was not a believer in the...

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The Things They Say 8911

17th July 2008

"She wants to feel that she's accomplished something in her life. She doesn't just want to be BILLY JOEL's wife and sit around and eat bonbons." BILLY JOEL on his wife KATIE LEE....

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Joel Regrets Atilla Album Cover

17th July 2008

The cover of BILLY JOEL's first album with rock band ATILLA still haunts the PIANO MAN. Joel reluctantly posed as a barbarian, surrounded by chunks of raw meat, for the band's one-off 1970 album, and...

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Billy Joel's Foolish Suicide Attempt

16th July 2008

Rocker BILLY JOEL's attempt to take his own life in his early 20s was an embarrassing failure because the singer thought furniture polish would taste better than bleach. The desperate Piano Man star tried to...

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Joel Turns Historic Gigs Into A Movie

16th July 2008

BILLY JOEL is turning his historic concerts at New York's Shea Stadium this week (begs14Jul08) into a documentary. The rocker will take to the stage at the home of the New York Mets baseball team...

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Joel Ditched Mozart To Be A Rocker

14th July 2008

BILLY JOEL is glad he turned his back on classical music to be a rocker - because pop music has brought him more fun and more money. The Uptown Girl star started out playing Mozart...

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Joel Still Puzzled About Record Ban

10th July 2008

BILLY JOEL still can't understand why his ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG hit was so controversial - but he's glad certain religious groups tried to boycott it. The scandal turned the late-1970s tune into a...

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Joel Still Puzzled About Record Ban

10th July 2008

BILLY JOEL still can't understand why his ONLY THE GOOD DIE YOUNG hit was so controversial - but he's glad certain religious groups tried to boycott it. The scandal turned the late-1970s tune into a...

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Brinkley Comforted By Ex-husband Joel

6th July 2008

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is seeking comfort from her ex BILLY JOEL after a stressful week in her ongoing divorce trial with estranged husband PETER COOK. The star's high-drama divorce proceedings kicked off in New York...

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Joel's Singer Daughter Tells Court About Shower Leak Incident

3rd July 2008

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY stunned a court in Long Island, New York on Wednesday (02Jul08) when she recalled an incident when her stepfather forced her to clean up a water leak naked. The singer...

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Brinkley's Eldest Child Defends Open Divorce Decision

26th June 2008

LATEST: CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's daughter with rocker BILLY JOEL is proud of her model mother for making her divorce battle with PETER COOK public. Brinkley, 54, is due to fight estranged husband Cook in a New...

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The Things They Say 8709

26th June 2008

"She's my daughter's mother and I wish her good luck." BILLY JOEL offers his ex-wife CHRISTIE BRINKLEY support as she battles through a messy divorce with her cheating ex PETER COOK....

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Fascinating Fact 5094

27th March 2008

BILLY JOEL, JAMES TAYLOR, BRIAN WILSON and FEIST are among the stars who will perform at a benefit concert for STING and his wife TRUDIE STYLER's Rainforest Foundation Fund at Carnegie Hall in New York...

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The Things They Say 7719

25th March 2008

"It's kinda like jail. Basically, they should've just thrown me in jail for about a month and let me dry out... You don't have access to anything and you're in the drunk tank with all...

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The Things They Say 7711

25th March 2008

"There was only really one accident that was kinda bad but it was nothing to do with booze, just bad luck... I was having a hard time a couple of years ago... I'm a good...

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Reed + Joel Join The Stars Lining Up To Induct Rockers

27th February 2008

LOU REED, BILLY JOEL and BEN HARPER will join JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE as presenters at next month's (Mar08) Rock + Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. As previously reported by WENN, Madonna has asked Timberlake to...

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Joel's Extra Concert Angers Fan

21st February 2008

BILLY JOEL's decision to perform a second 'final concert' at New York's famous Shea Stadium has angered fans who paid to watch him close the venue. The rocker's 16 July (08) concert at the home...

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Joel Adds Another Shea Date

19th February 2008

LATEST: BILLY JOEL has been forced to add a second historic concert at New York's fabled Shea Stadium after selling out his first show in under an hour. Joel will become the last artist to...

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Billy Joel To Play Shea Stadium Farewell Show

7th February 2008

BILLY JOEL will become the last artist to perform at New York's Shea Stadium after announcing a summer (08) show at the home of baseball team the New York Mets. The Last Play At Shea,...

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Joel To Make His Debut With Philadelphia Orchestra

28th December 2007

Singer BILLY JOEL will premiere his classical composition WALTZ NO.2 (STEINWAY HALL) at the Academy of Music when he makes his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra next month (Jan08). Joel will join soprano Disella Larusdottie,...

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Queen Win Karaoke Crown

14th December 2007

Rock classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen has been named the number one karaoke song of all time, after a new poll.The only single to have reached the UK Christmas number one spot twice, Bohemian Rhapsody...

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Joel To Play Shea?

11th December 2007

BILLY JOEL is in secret talks to play a landmark concert at New York's Shea Stadium, but it will be without longtime drummer LIBERTY DeVITO. The rocker and DeVito fell out on tour in 2005...

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Joel Was A Reluctant Rock Star

5th December 2007

Singer BILLY JOEL had no intentions of becoming a rock star during his youth - because he hated the sound of his own voice. The Grammy-winning star has sold over 150 million albums to date...

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Toys Flood In For Mottola's Newborn

4th December 2007

Music mogul TOMMY MOTTOLA and his Mexican pop star wife THALIA have been flooded with gifts from celebrity friends CELINE DION and BILLY JOEL following the birth of their baby girl SABRINA SAKAE. Mottola, 58,...

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