Who is Billy Joel

William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer, pianist, composer and songwriter. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man" after his album and signature song of the same name, he has led a commercially successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s, having released 12 pop and rock studio albums from 1971 to 1993 as well as one studio album of classical compositions in 2001. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, as well as the seventh-best-selling recording artist and the fourth-best-selling solo artist in the United States, with over 160 million records sold worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the United States.Born in The Bronx, Joel grew up on Long Island, where both places influenced his mus...
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_hits_music_: we didn't start the fire - billy joel
Newhdradio: billy joel - movin' out (anthony's song)
Cedricj007: billy joel - only the good die young
Roberttalisse: for most bands/artists i dislike, i can usually find covers of their songs that are tolerable — for example, devo’s cover of “satisfaction” and bryan ferry’s cover of “positively 4th street.” not billy joel though.
_top_radio: my life [short version] - billy joel
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poem
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
 by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

[Addressed to Charles Lamb, of the India House, London]

In the June of 1797 some long-expected friends paid a visit
to the author's cottage; and on the morning of their arrival,
he met with an accident, which disabled him from walking
during the whole time of their stay. One evening, when they
had left him for a few hours, he composed the following
lines in the garden-bower.

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