Billy Joel is celebrating his 69th birthday today. Since releasing his first hit…
Written by megarock on May 10, 2018
Billy Joel is celebrating his 69th birthday today. Since releasing his first hit song, “Piano Man”, in 1973, Joel has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. He has had Top 40 hits in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, achieving 33 Top 40 hits in the United States, all of which he wrote himself. He is also a six-time Grammy Award winner who has been nominated for 23 Grammy Awards throughout his career. He has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Joel was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006.
If you were to see Billy today and he offered to play you just one song, what song would you chose?
Happy Birthday Billy!!