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Billy Joel And Wife Separate

17th June 2009

BILLY JOEL and his wife KATIE LEE have split.Reps for both have confirmed the sad news, explaining "this decision is a result of much thoughtful consideration". A spokesman for the pair adds, "Billy and Katie...

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Joel Eyeing Restaurant Purchase For Lee

16th June 2009

Rock legend BILLY JOEL is looking to make his chef wife's dreams come true and buy her her very own restaurant.The singer, who has been married to 27-year-old Katie Lee since 2004, is keen to...

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Joel Sued By Former Drummer

24th May 2009

BILLY JOEL is facing a lawsuit from his former drummer, who has accused the PIANO MAN of failing to pay him royalties for the last 10 years. Liberty DeVitto, Joel's drummer of 30 years, filed suit...

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Ten Worst Song Lyrics Of All Time

16th May 2009

A new book has claimed to have established the ten worst song lyrics of all time.Johnny Sharp's new book 'Crap Lyrics', published on June 1st, outlines what he declares are the worst lyrics in pop...

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Piano Man Joel Auctioning Baby Steinway

22nd April 2009

BILLY JOEL is helping to raise money for budding musicians in New York by auctioning off a signed baby grand piano. The Piano Man has agreed to autograph the $60,000 (£41,380) Steinway to benefit a programme...

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The Things They Say 11967

21st April 2009

"MADONNA fell off a horse? She should stay off of those horses. This isn't the Wild West." BILLY JOEL on the pop star's recent equestrian accident....

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Joel's Wife Blasts Cheating Claims

15th April 2009

BILLY JOEL's wife KATIE LEE has slammed reports she had an affair with Israeli designer YIGAL AZROUEL, branding the false rumours "mean-spirited". Chef Lee sparked claims of infidelity after she and Azrouel were photographed dancing intimately...

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Brinkley's Bunny Memories Of Billy Joel

12th April 2009

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY can't get through Easter without fondly recalling the time her ex-husband BILLY JOEL dressed up in a bunny suit and appeared at her door. The couple was dating when the singer/songwriter decided to...

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Joel's Wife Cooking Up Restaurant Plans

2nd April 2009

BILLY JOEL's chef wife KATIE LEE JOEL is cooking up plans for her own New York City burger joint. The former Top Chef TV host's beef patties won the top spot at last year's (08) Food...

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Joel And Elton's Dressing Rooms Couldn't Be More Different

10th March 2009

BILLY JOEL insists his backstage dressing room is like a different world compared to touring partner SIR ELTON JOHN's colourful space. The pair has hit the road again on the Face2Face tour and Joel insists the...

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The Things They Say 11572

10th March 2009

"We did I SAW HER STANDING THERE and he sang LET IT BE. I just sat at the piano like a lump on a log watching PAUL MCCARTNEY play Shea Stadium. It was poetry." BILLY...

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Joel Amazed By Supergroup Jam At Bon Jovi Party

9th March 2009

BILLY JOEL fears he'll never be able to top one private performance at a JON BON JOVI party, where PAUL MCCARTNEY, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, ROGER WATERS and JIMMY BUFFETT joined him for an impromptu jam. The supergroup...

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Joel Has No Plans To Retire

6th March 2009

Rocker BILLY JOEL is determined not to let his upcoming 60th birthday affect his career - he has no plans to retire from the music business. The Piano Man hitmaker will reach the milestone age on...

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The Things They Say 11523

5th March 2009

"You get paid like a really good call girl. Walking offstage is like the walk of shame." Singer BILLY JOEL admits he's often humiliated after playing private parties....

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Elton John To Play O2 Arena On New Year's Eve

14th November 2008

Thousands of fans can ring in the New Year with Sir Elton John at London's O2 Arena, it has been announced.The Rocket Man will take to the stage at the Greenwich venue on December 31st,...

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Sir Elton John And Billy Joel's Marathon Two-for-one Tour

11th November 2008

SIR ELTON JOHN and BILLY JOEL's 2009 tour will be a two-year-long marathon road trip, taking in venues across the globe. The pianist pals recently announced plans to team up for a series of spectacular...

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Alexa Ray Joel Wants To Wed - Despite Her Mother's Advice

29th October 2008

BILLY JOEL and CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's musician daughter ALEXA is desperately looking for love - but her four-times divorced mother is begging her to stay single. Brinkley spent the summer embroiled in a very public and...

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Joels Host Thanksgiving Day Early

20th October 2008

Rocker BILLY JOEL and his chef wife KATIE LEE are such big fans of America's Thanksgiving holiday they've already celebrated - over a month early. The couple had their Thanksgiving, surrounded by family and friends,...

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Joel's Wife Cooks Up A Touring Treat

19th October 2008

BILLY JOEL's chef wife KATIE LEE JOEL has bought the rocker a mobile rotisserie so she can cook up treats for the Piano Man and his bandmates on the road. The rocker is a big...

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Springsteen + Joel Thrill Fans At Obama Rally

17th October 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN took to the stage with BILLY JOEL on Thursday (16Oct08) to rouse support for U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA. Just two weeks before the impending American elections in November (08), the legendary rockers...

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Elton John To Tour With Joel In 2009

15th October 2008

Rock veteran SIR ELTON JOHN is planning to head out on tour with BILLY JOEL next year (09) in a new series of concerts. The two legends have hit the road together on a number...

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Chicks Star Sings For The Sterns

6th October 2008

LATEST: DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES sang at radio shock jock HOWARD STERN's wedding on Friday (03Oct08), before BILLY JOEL took the stage for a rocking reception. The Wide Open Spaces singer performed as bride...

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Wedding Singer Joel Helps Stern Celebrate Nuptials

4th October 2008

Rocker BILLY JOEL turned wedding singer on Friday (03Oct08) night, when he helped U.S. shock jock HOWARD STERN celebrate his nuptials to model girlfriend BETH OSTROSKY in New York City. Stern, 54, and Ostrosky, 36,...

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Fascinating Fact 6069

1st October 2008

BILLY JOEL and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will team up to headline a New York gala for U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA two weeks before the American general election in November (08). The event will mark the...

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Joel Helps Fisherman's Family With Funeral Costs

30th September 2008

Generous rocker BILLY JOEL is helping to pay for the funeral of a clam digger who was found dead close to the singer's New York home. Edwin Flores' body was discovered off the coast of...

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Billy Joel Hails New York Rock Museum

14th August 2008

Rocker BILLY JOEL has donated memorabilia to a new rock and roll museum in New York. The Big Apple native joined record mogul Clive Davis and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (13Aug08) at...

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New York Dash Got Mccartney To Shea Before The Wrecking Ball

28th July 2008

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's recent showstopping performance alongside BILLY JOEL at the final Shea Stadium concert in New York was such a last-minute thing, even the headliner had no idea if the Beatle would make it....

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Bernstein Wants To Close Shea Stadium... Again

22nd July 2008

Former BEATLES promoter SID BERNSTEIN wants to hold one more performance at New York's doomed Shea Stadium, after he was snubbed for BILLY JOEL's final concerts there last week (beg14Jul08). Bernstein is credited with spawning...

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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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