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The Things They Say 1595

11th March 2006

"He's my little guinea-pig." Top chef KATIE LEE JOEL admits she likes trying out new dishes on her husband BILLY JOEL.

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Fascinating Fact 1115

3rd March 2006

BILLY JOEL's new wife KATIE LEE has signed on to be one of the celebrity cooking experts judging new culinary TV contest TOP CHEF on America's Bravo cable network. The 24-year-old, who wed Joel in...

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Joel Splits With Drummer

23rd February 2006

Grammy-winning star BILLY JOEL and his drummer LIBERTY DeVITTO have split after thirty years performing together - because DeVitto accused Joel of having a drinking problem. The drummer, who has played at every one...

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Billy Joel Thrilled To Be Part Of Pink's Wedding

1st February 2006

BILLY JOEL has added classic ballad YOU'RE ALWAYS A WOMAN TO ME to his US tour, after pop star PINK played the tune at her recent wedding. The TROUBLE singer selected the romantic song...

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Billy Joel Breaks Madison Square Garden Record

30th January 2006

LATEST: BILLY JOEL has beaten BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's Madison Square Garden record after selling out 11 consecutive nights at the New York City music mecca. The TELL HER ABOUT IT hitmaker kicked off his stint...

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Billy Joel Writing For Himself

23rd January 2006

Singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL is happy to record new songs solely for his own enjoyment, because he feels he has lost his cutting lyrical edge. The UPTOWN GIRL star, who has sold more than 100...

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Billy Joel To Be A Dad Again

22nd January 2006

Singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL and his young wife KATIE LEE are planning to start a family. The RIVERS OF BABYLON hitmaker is already a father to 20-year-old ALEXA RAY, from his marriage to model CHRISTIE...

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Joel: 'I'm Not The Poster Boy For Aa'

21st January 2006

Singing star BILLY JOEL is thrilled he has won his battle against booze after a stint in rehab last year (05) - but he refuses to be an anti-alcohol role model. The New Yorker...

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Joel Set For Madison Square Garden Record

21st January 2006

Rocker BILLY JOEL is set to smash records in New York City after selling out a 10-night stint at Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the PIANO MAN singer's record-setting 11th show at the world-famous...

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Fascinating Fact 872

20th January 2006

BILLY JOEL will be the keynote speaker at New York's Syracuse University's graduation ceremony in May (06). The rocker, an avid contributor to music education programs, donated $320,000 (GBP178,000) to the university's Setnor School of...

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Fascinating Fact 797

10th January 2006

Pop star PINK walked barefoot down the beach aisle to the tune of BILLY JOEL's SHE'S ALWAYS A WOMAN when she wed motocross champion CAREY HART in Costa Rica on Saturday (07JAN06). LISA MARIE PRESLEY...

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Foxx Grounded By Bird Accident

5th January 2006

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX almost missed his own New Year's Eve party in Miami, Florida after a bird crashed through the window of his private jet. The RAY star's Los Angeles take-off was stalled...

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Foxx Rings In 2006 At Celebrity Party

3rd January 2006

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX saw in 2006 in style when he staged a star-studded party in South Beach, Florida. The RAY star performed songs from his hit new album UNPREDICTABLE at exclusive Miami hotel...

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The Things They Say 762

5th December 2005

"The place reeked of marijuana. I think my daughter got a contact high - she fell asleep on my shoulder." BILLY JOEL describes attending a recent CREAM show in New York with his daughter....

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Joel's The Leader Of The Pack

4th December 2005

BILLY JOEL is convinced he's the session musician playing piano on THE SHANGRI-LAS classic LEADER OF THE PACK - but he never got paid. The PIANO MAN, 56, recorded the 1964 track before the...

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The Things They Say 749

3rd December 2005

"Most of us who were there didn't like the song, but nobody would say so. I think CYNDI LAUPER leaned over to me and said, `It sounds like a Pepsi commercial.'" BILLY JOEL on recording...

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The Things They Say 733

1st December 2005

"I compare songwriting to childbirth. How many kids can you have before your uterus explodes?" Singer/songwriter BILLY JOEL is running out of song ideas....

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Joel Embarrassed By French Song

1st December 2005

BILLY JOEL regrets recording one tune in French because he can't actually speak the language. The PIANO MAN served up C'ETAIT TOI (YOU WERE THE ONE) on his album GLASS HOUSES thinking it would...

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Fascinating Fact 587

28th November 2005

The potato-head portrait on the cover of BILLY JOEL's new box set, MY LIVES, was a birthday gift from his daughter ALEXA when she was just seven....

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Billy Joel: `I Haven't Quit'

26th November 2005

BILLY JOEL has hit back at reports he's retired from the music business, insisting he simply isn't bothered about competing for radio play or touring anymore. The PIANO MAN has just scheduled another short...

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Fascinating Fact 547

22nd November 2005

BILLY JOEL's first solo tour in six years is looking like it will be another big seller - tickets for a Madison Square Garden date in New York (23JAN06) sold out in an hour yesterday...

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Simon And Joel's Former Tour Manager Stabbed To Death

21st November 2005

PAUL SIMON and BILLY JOEL's former tour manager was stabbed to death in his New York City apartment yesterday (20NOV05), following a row with his girlfriend. DANIEL L HARRISON, who managed Simon's GRACELAND and...

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No Comebacks For Billy Joel

21st November 2005

BILLY JOEL is refusing to back down from his decision to quit making pop music, despite pal ELTON JOHN's best efforts to prompt a comeback. The PIANO MAN hasn't recorded new pop material since...

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Petty Gets Top Billboard Honour

13th October 2005

Rocker TOM PETTY is to be honoured with the prestigious Billboard Century Award in December (05), 13 years after he presented GEORGE HARRISON with the first one. The award, Billboard's highest honour for creative...

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Joel Attempted Suicide By Drinking Furniture Polish

11th October 2005

Grammy award-winning singer BILLY JOEL tried to kill himself by drinking furniture polish, because he was so tormented by an affair with his drummer's wife. In new book BILLY JOEL: THE LIFE AND TIMES...

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Billy Joel Writes About His New York State Of Mind

14th September 2005

BILLY JOEL has penned a children's book based on his 1976 hit NEW YORK STATE OF MIND. The book, Joel's second, is geared towards children ranging from four to eight. It features Joel's...

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Madonna To Be Honoured By 'Fellow Jews'

14th September 2005

MADONNA is to be acknowledged for her interest in Judaism when her songs are interpreted by Jewish artists at the upcoming Jewish Music + Heritage Festival in New York. The Kabbalah-studying pop superstar's hits...

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Billy Joel Launches Music Fund To Help Kids

11th September 2005

BILLY JOEL is helping to boost music education across the New York and Massachusetts area by launching a new fund aimed at providing better classes for kids. The initiative, the Billy Joel Endowment Fund,...

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Downey Jr Weds Levin

28th August 2005

Hollywood star ROBERT DOWNEY JR married his film producer girlfriend SUSAN LEVIN at a secret New York location late last night (27AUG05). The happy couple have been dating since 2002 and exchanged nuptials in...

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Ray Pulls Out Of Red Cross Show

9th August 2005

BILLY JOEL's singing star daughter ALEXA RAY has pulled out of a Red Cross benefit to jet to her critically ill grandmother's bedside in California - and the charity is less than impressed. The...

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