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Billy Joel is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man", he has been making music since the 1960s. His first hit song, "Piano Man", was released in 1973. Billy Joel has since released thirteen studio albums and three live albums. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold over 150 million records worldwide. Billy Joel has won six Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He has also been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Billy Joel was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 9, 1949. His father, Howard Joel, was a Jewish refugee from Germany. His mother, Rosalind Nyman Joel, was born in England to Jewish parents who had immigrated from Poland. Billy Joel has an older sister, Judith, and a younger brother, Alexander Joel. Billy Joel started playing piano at an early age. He showed an interest in music and began taking piano lessons at the age of four. When he was nine years old, his family moved to Levittown on Long Island. Billy Joel attended Hicksville High School, where he played drums in the school band. After graduating from high school in 1967, he enrolled at Syosset High School. Billy Joel began his musical career in the 1960s as a member of the band The Hassles. The band released two albums, "The Hassles" (1967) and "Hour of the Wolf" (1968). Billy Joel then formed the duo Attila with fellow Hassles member John Bongiovanni. The duo released one album, "Attila" (1970). Billy Joel's first solo album, "Cold Spring Harbor", was released in 1971. The album was not a commercial success and did not chart. His second album, "Piano Man", was released in 1973. The title track became his first hit single and the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Billy Joel's next three albums, "Streetlife Serenade" (1974), "Turnstiles" (1976), and "The Stranger" (1977), were all certified platinum by the RIAA. "The Stranger" was Billy Joel's first album to reach number one on the Billboard 200 chart. The album's lead single, "Just the Way You Are", won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year. Billy Joel's next album, "52nd Street", was released in 1978 and became his first album to be certified diamond by the RIAA. The album won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It also produced three hit singles: "My Life", "Big Shot", and "Honesty". In 1980, Billy Joel released his ninth studio album, "Glass Houses". The album reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA. The album's lead single, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me", became Billy Joel's first and only number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Billy Joel's next album, "The Nylon Curtain", was released in 1982. The album reached number seven on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA. The album's lead single, "Allentown", peaked at number seventeen on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1983, Billy Joel released his eleventh studio album, "An Innocent Man". The album pays tribute to the pop music of the 1950s and 1960s. It features cover versions of songs by artists such as The Beatles, The Drifters, and Dion. The album reached number four on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA. It also produced five hit singles: "Tell Her About It" (number one), "Uptown Girl" (number three), "An Innocent Man" (number ten), "The Longest Time" (number fourteen), and "Leave a Tender Moment Alone" (number nineteen). In 1985, Billy Joel released his twelfth studio album, "The Bridge". The album reached number seven on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified platinum by the RIAA. It also produced four hit singles: "A Matter of Trust" (number ten), "Shameless" (number twelve), "This Is the Time" (number eighteen), and "Baby Grand" (number twenty-seven). In 1986, Billy Joel released his thirteenth studio album, "The Bridge". The album is a concept album about New York City. It features the singles "New York State of Mind" and "Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)". The album reached number seven on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified double platinum by the RIAA. In 1989, Billy Joel released his fourteenth studio album, "Storm Front". The album reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA. It also produced five hit singles: "We Didn't Start the Fire" (number one), "I Go to Extremes" (number six), "The Downeaster Alexa" (number eight), "Leningrad" (number nineteen), and "State of Grace" (number twenty-two). In 1993, Billy Joel released his fifteenth studio album, "River of Dreams". The album reached number three on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified triple platinum by the RIAA. It also produced four hit singles: "The River of Dreams" (number three), "All About Soul" (number sixteen), "No Man's Land" (number eighteen), and "Two Thousand Years" (number thirty-eight). Billy Joel has released sixteen studio albums, seven live albums, five compilation albums, and three greatest hits albums. He has sold over 150 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He has received six Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Legend Award. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. In 2013, he received the Kennedy Center Honors. Billy Joel is one of the best-selling artists of all time.

She's Got a Way - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

She's Got a Way

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You May Be Right - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

You May Be Right

1 movies
1 episodes

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The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen2016

When Nadine is in the car with her dad right after getting burgers. He was singing the song when he suffered from a heart attack

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GLOW

GLOW • s2e1 • Viking Funeral2017

Girls are shooting scenes at the mall.

634

Pressure

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3 episodes

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9-1-1

9-1-1 • s2e1 • Under Pressure2018

First song over the opening title montage.

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Captain Jack

1 movies
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Game Night

Game Night2018

When Brooks drives into the neighborhood in The Stringray

4.7K

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos • s4e6 • Everybody Hurts1999

Tony and Carmela go on a triple date with Brian and Furio and their companions.

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Keeping the Faith - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Keeping the Faith

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Step Brothers

Step Brothers2008

First song played at the Catalina wine mixer

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Vienna - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Vienna

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13 Going on 30

13 Going on 302004

Jenna is riding on the train to her parents house. She walks around her old home and starts to cry in the storage cupboard.

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Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Just The Way You Are

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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist2008

In the train station, Caroline converses with a man. She requests a little of his turkey sandwich.

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The Entertainer (Live)

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Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)

1 movies
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The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street2013

Jordan brings together his sale friends to introduce them to his brokerage idea.

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Big Shot - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Big Shot

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The Boys

The Boys • s1e6 • The Innocents2019

Homelander storms off from filming after seeing a blanket on his childhood bed; [0:58] repeats as Starlight returns with the beer; end credits.

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Tell Her About It - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Tell Her About It

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The Stranger - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

The Stranger

2 movies
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Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems2019

Howard drives with his family to the apartment.

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Hey Girl - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Hey Girl

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New York State of Mind - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

New York State of Mind

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The Ballad of Billy the Kid - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

The Ballad of Billy the Kid

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Summer, Highland Falls - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Summer, Highland Falls

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The Longest Time

1 movies
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Step Brothers

Step Brothers2008

Second song played at the Catalina Wine Mixer

10K

The Office

The Office • s2e19 • Michael's Birthday2005

Dwight plays this for Michael on his recorder.

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In A Sentimental Mood - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

In A Sentimental Mood

1 movies
0 episodes

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My Life - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

My Life

1 movies
3 episodes

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The Hangover Part III

The Hangover Part III2013

Alan listens to this song on his headphones as his father dies of a heart attack behind him.

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We Didn't Start the Fire - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

We Didn't Start the Fire

2 movies
5 episodes

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The Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement2012

Alex does his \'Toms Past Lovers\' presentation.

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MacGyver

MacGyver • s4e13 • Save + The + Dam + World2016

Northern California, 1990 - Gwen and Ellen speed through traffic on the way to the hospital.

114

The Boys

The Boys • s2e4 • Nothing Like It In the World2019

Hughie & Starlight singing in the car

141

The Office

The Office • s2e4 • The Fire2005

Dwight and Michael sing their own version of this song, "Ryan started the Fire", after they find out Ryan started the fire.

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She's Always a Woman - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

She's Always a Woman

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The Orville

The Orville • s2e4 • Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes2017

Teleya is released back to the Krill with a parting gift from Ed - the best of Billy Joel on a memory chip; Ed returns to the bridge where he watches as the Krill depart, then stares at the stars long after the ship is gone.

33

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Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks • s1e7 • Carded and Discarded1999

Marie enters the classroom. She walks up the aisle in slow motion as the boys stare at her.

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Don't Ask Me Why - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Don't Ask Me Why

1 movies
2 episodes

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Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks • s1e7 • Carded and Discarded1999

Marie and the Geeks have dinner together at the all-you-can-eat buffet.

852

The Orville

The Orville • s2e4 • Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes2017

The next morning, Ed and Janel depart the Orville by shuttle to Sensoria; Ed laments about forgetting his toiletries and they discuss Billy Joel's music when their voyage is interrupted by the arrival of three Krill ships.

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The Night - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

The Night

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The Entertainer - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

The Entertainer

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Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls • s4e7 • The Festival Of Living Art2000

Plays on Sookie's baby pager while Lorelai is the Renoir girl.

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Why Judy Why

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This is Us

This is Us • s2e3 • Episode 3- Déjà Vu2016

Rebecca takes Jack out to recreate one of their early dates. Sitting in the car in the parking lot of Three Rivers stadium where they would have seen Billy Joel, but the concert was rained out.

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No Man's Land

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Arrow

Arrow • s6e7 • Thanksgiving2012

The Arrow crew arrive at the Billy Joel concert then intercept it as they seach for the bomb; Felicity as Overwatch protects the crew digitally; Rene works on getting people out of the concert.

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Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Just the Way You Are

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And So It Goes - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

And So It Goes

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2 episodes

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Prelude / Angry Young Man - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Prelude / Angry Young Man

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Shrinking

Shrinking • s1e1 • Coin Flip2023

First song as Jimmy is playing air piano by the pool. Liz comes out at 3am and asks what he's doing.

142

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Runaway Bride

Runaway Bride1999

The 3rd song in the end credits

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Rosalinda's Eyes - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Rosalinda's Eyes

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Freaks and Geeks

Freaks and Geeks • s1e7 • Carded and Discarded1999

Sam, Neil, Bill and Marie build and launch the rockets.

740

Honesty - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Honesty

1 movies
2 episodes

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Succession

Succession • s3e7 • Too Much Birthday2018

Kendall prepares for a performance, practicing the tune.

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A Matter Of Trust - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

A Matter Of Trust

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Piano Man - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Piano Man

1 movies
5 episodes

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Just Go With It

Just Go With It2011

Eddie (Nick Swardson) sings a modified version of this song to Danny.

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Bones

Bones • s3e14 • The Wannabe In The Weeds2005

Sung by Chris Calabasa at open mic night.

703

Castle

Castle • s3e10 • Last Call2009

The guys sing to convince Beckett to join them for a drink at The Old Haunt; Beckett joins in.

436

The Tourist

The Tourist • s2e3 • Episode 32022

Hellen accepts Detective Slater's invitation to dance to the music.

77

This Is the Time - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

This Is the Time

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2 episodes

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The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries • s2e12 • This Is The Time2013

Carrie & friend make a toast following Donna's speech; Carrie finds Sebastian outside the hotel and tells him she's decided to take the job at Interview.

645

Sometimes a Fantasy - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

Sometimes a Fantasy

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The Downeaster 'Alexa' - Billy Joel | Song Album Cover Artwork

The Downeaster 'Alexa'

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The Hangover Part II

The Hangover Part II2011

Alan throws Teddy's neck pillow away. Song continues on the plane to Thailand.

30K

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