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Piano Man's Memorabilia Auctioned Off Unsuccessfully

18th June 2007

The grand piano BILLY JOEL used on his early eighties Nylon Curtain tour has failed to fetch the $10,000 (GBP5,000) asking price on auction site eBay. According to New York Post's Page Six, the Piano...

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Brinkley's 'Easy' Divorce From Joel

12th June 2007

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY will always look back on her divorce from musician BILLY JOEL as her easiest relationship split. Four-times married Brinkley and Joel ended their nine year marriage in 1994 after a daughter, jazz...

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Joel Rubbishes Breakup Reports

7th June 2007

Rocker BILLY JOEL has rubbished reports his marriage to wife KATIE LEE is over. Biographer Mark Bego, who penned the recently released Billy Joel: A Biography, claims 26-year-old Katie Lee is "unhappy" with her decision...

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Scheider Sells His New York Home To Billy Joel

5th June 2007

Actor ROY SCHEIDER has expressed delight his New York residence is to be transformed into a musical haven - BILLY JOEL is buying it for approximately $18.75 million (GBP9.38 million). The Jaws star is already...

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Levine Reveals Secret Behind Maroon 5 Name To Joel

24th May 2007

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE broke a band pact recently when he revealed to BILLY JOEL the meaning behind the group's name. Nobody but the members of Maroon 5 knows the reason for the band's...

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Alexa Ray Joel: 'It's Tough Being A Legend's Daughter'

11th May 2007

Singer ALEXA RAY JOEL is finding it tough being the daughter of legendary musician BILLY JOEL, because people expect her to be a songwriting prodigy. Alexa, whose mother is former supermodel Christie Brinkley, is used...

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Billy Joel's Ex Is Movin' Out

7th April 2007

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY has reportedly put the Hamptons, New York beach house she shared with cheating husband PETER COOK on the market for $8 million (GBP4.1 million). The four-bedroom home in Long Island's ritzy Water...

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Axl Rose's Whistling Tops Online Poll

2nd April 2007

GUNS N' ROSES have topped a quirky new list of whistling stars. The group's hit PATIENCE has beaten out OTIS REDDING's (SITTING ON THE) DOCK OF THE BAY in a Rolling Stone magazine online poll...

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Slipknot Star's Unhealthy Pre-show Ritual

6th March 2007

SLIPKNOT frontman COREY TAYLOR has an unhealthy pre-concert ritual to give his voice its famous rasp - and it ends by crooning along to BILLY JOEL. The heavy rocker, who was recently voted Best Vocalist...

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Brinkley Undergoes Emergency Surgery

1st March 2007

Supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY underwent an emergency operation on her back on Tuesday night (27FEB07) for an injury she incurred during a recent ski trip. The exact nature of the 53-year-old's injuries was not disclosed, but...

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Super Bowl Third On All-time Us Tv Hits

6th February 2007

The Super Bowl was the third most watched event in US television history, new figures have shown.Data from Nielsen indicated a mammoth audience for the NFL finale, as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears...

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Billy Joel Is No Fan Of The Us National Anthem

3rd February 2007

BILLY JOEL has mixed emotions about performing the US National Anthem before this weekend's (04FEB07) Super Bowl - because it's "a difficult song." The PIANO MAN will become the first performer to sing the National...

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Joel Returns To Pop With St Valentine's Day Tune

31st January 2007

BILLY JOEL has put his retirement plans on hold to record a new love song for St Valentine's Day (14FEB07). The rocker insisted he wouldn't pen anymore pop tunes after releasing his RIVER OF DREAMS...

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Joel's Suicidal Past Comes To Light In New Biography

25th January 2007

BILLY JOEL's past is coming back to haunt him in a revealing new book. Claims the PIANO MAN once attempted suicide by swallowing furniture polish and had his wallet stolen by a woman performing fellatio...

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Billy Joel Lands National Anthem Honour At The Super Bowl

23rd January 2007

Rocker BILLY JOEL will perform the American National Anthem at the Super Bowl next month (FEB07). The PIANO MAN singer will take to the field at Miami, Florida's Dolphin Stadium with the Chicago Bears and...

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Billy Joel's Daughter Attacks Stepfather In New Song

15th December 2006

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY has blasted her estranged stepfather PETER COOK in a new song - criticising him for the pain he's caused her mother CHRISTIE BRINKLEY. The singer/songwriter, 20, is on the verge...

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Fascinating Fact 2605

15th December 2006

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY is dating TORTURE SERMON frontman JIMMY RIOT, who is also the bass player in her backing band....

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Fascinating Fact 2519

28th November 2006

BILLY JOEL has confirmed he'll sing the US NATIONAL ANTHEM at the Superbowl in Miami, Florida on 4 February (07).

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Joel Denies Charity Snub

22nd November 2006

Singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL has slammed reports he refused permission for one of his songs to be used on a BBC charity appeal. The PIANO MAN hitmaker insists he knew nothing about the request for Scottish...

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Bob Dylan Show To Close

9th November 2006

A BOB DYLAN-inspired Broadway musical is set to close less than a month after its premiere after receiving a critical mauling. THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' will shut after just 28 performances next week (19NOV06),...

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Twisted Sister: 'Music Hall Of Fame Will Boost Long Island Pride'

16th October 2006

TWISTED SISTER rockers DEE SNIDER and EDDIE OJEDA have praised the Long Island Music Hall of Fame, saying it will help New York City's neighbour to overcome its inferiority complex. The WE'RE NOT GONNA TAKE...

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Joel Sells Up On Long Island

29th September 2006

BILLY JOEL is looking to make a killing in the property market on Long Island, New York by selling off his five bedroom estate for a whopping $37.5 million (GBP21 million). The rocker bought the...

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Fascinating Fact 2115

19th September 2006

SALMAN RUSHDIE's wife PADMA LAKSHMI is to replace BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE as the host of US cooking show TOP CHEF.

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Joel's Daughter Passes Out Before College Show

18th September 2006

BILLY JOEL and CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL has spoken out after passing out backstage before a concert at Marist College in New York last Saturday night (09SEP06). Writing on her MySpace.com blog site,...

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Joel's Daughter Defends Stepmother

18th September 2006

BILLY JOEL's daughter ALEXA RAY JOEL has spoken out in defence of her stepmother KATIE LEE, insisting Lee did not marry her father for his money. Joel married TV cookery correspondent KATIE LEE in 2004...

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Joel Writes Song About Cheating Stepfather

8th September 2006

ALEXA RAY JOEL was so furious with the way her stepfather PETER COOK treated her mother, supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY, she decided to write a song to vent her feelings. Cook was caught cheating with his...

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Joel Denies Ill Father Claims

8th September 2006

LATEST: BILLY JOEL has hit out at reports his father is dying in an Austrian hospital and is urging the media to respect his family's privacy. A US newspaper claimed HOWARD JOEL has been told...

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Joel's Father Ailing

7th September 2006

BILLY JOEL's father is reportedly close to death - but the singer has no plans to visit him in hospital in Vienna, Austria. The details of HOWARD JOEL's illness have not been revealed but his...

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Madonna Tops Live Show List

24th August 2006

MADONNA's eight Wembley Arena sell-out concerts have trumped BILLY JOEL's 12-night stand at New York's Madison Square Garden to top the highest Billboard Boxscore gross of 2006. Madonnna's August (06) concerts at Wembley grossed over...

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Joel's Daughter Rules Out Duet With Dad

20th August 2006

Upcoming musician ALEXA RAY JOEL is determined to be recognised as a serious artist in her own right before she starts working with her superstar dad BILLY JOEL. Since launching her music career several years...

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