In a rare, unreleased performance from 1983, a bespectacled, mustachioed and curly haired Weird Al Yankovic very cleverly parodied the Billy Joel song “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me“. Yankovic instead made the song about the Piano Man and substituted the lyrics of the chorus with “It’s Still Billy Joel to Me“. Very meta....
There are some bonds formed early in life, if strong and meaningful enough, will hold despite distance, absence, and time. It was that way for my cousin Kuya BJ (Billy Joel Marang) and I. Relatives... ...
Here’s several archival images of 1980s Billy Joel concerts at the Forum in Inglewood. Joel, who wrote 33 Top 40 hits, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. Following a Dec. 14, 1982, Joel concert, staff writer Dennis Hunt reported in the Dec. 16, 1982, Los Angeles Times: Pop...
And Brinkley was with Billy Joel.
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Video. Turns out, it's surprisingly easy to take Billy Joel's song "Piano Man" and turn it into an ode to the Elder Gods long gone. It was recently discovered on Twitter that the meter of the famous Joel tune syncs up almost perfectly with a 1917 poem by H.P. Lovecraft called "Nemesis". More »
Nothing banishes Monday blues like discovering that a decidedly sinister, 100-year-old H. P. Lovecraft poem, entitled “Nemesis,” maps almost perfectly to the 1973 song “Piano Man” by Billy Joel. If you already know the song, then simply reading the poem below is enough to see that the two really do match. Show More Summary
Musician Julian Velard quite brilliantly matched the cadence of the legendary HP Lovecraft poem “Nemesis” from Collected Poems with that of the iconic Billy Joel song “Piano Man“. He the put them together and performed a brilliant recitation of the poem to the melody of the song. Velard stated on Twitter that this mashup was...
Who knew the pride of Long Island and the creator of Cthulhu had so much in common? Something snapped in some dank corner of the internet this past week as our collective subconscious gradually realized that a vivid, terrifying poem by the old Victorian master of horror H.P. Show More Summary
“And I struggle and shriek ere the daybreak… being driven to madness with fright.” “The internet made me do it,” singer Julian Velard posted to his SoundCloud profile this week. “H.P. Lovecraft’s Nemesis mashed up with Billy Joel’s Piano Man.” It all began over on Twitter, when user Captain Video made the kind of discovery the […]
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Mick Jones & Lou Gramm Do “Urgent” With Billy Joel Mick looks like a dentist after a bad night, Lou looks like a retired butcher, but when the former picks the notes on that Les Paul and the latter opens his pipes… It’s 1981 all over again. AND IT FEELS SO GOOD! Foreigner never had […]
Billy Joel's Madison Square Garden residency is still ongoing, and at last night's show he brought out Lou Gramm and Mick Jones from Foreigner, whose classic lineup recently reunited for the first time in 37 years. Joel and Foreigner have some history: Joel introduced Gramm and Jones back in 2013 when they were inducted into…
Charlie Dent is a longtime congressman from Allentown, Pa. — the town that Billy Joel sang about. I have done a Q&A podcast with Congressman Dent, and we talk about that song right off the bat. In Allentown, it is both liked and not....Show More Summary
Music superstars like Madonna, Billy Joel and Bob Marley used to be the top of the pop culture heap, but now thanks to the internet the human stars have fallen so the kitty stars can rise. And it's on that note that graphic designer Alfra Martini created The Kitten Covers- iconic album covers with the tired old human stars replaced by cute cats. Show More Summary
Alexa Ray Joel is starting off 2018 with a stunning new accessory: an engagement ring!
You may not know Alexa Ray Joel but she comes from Hollywood royalty. Alexa, who's Christie Brinkley and Billy Joel's daughter, celebrated the new year with a romantic surprise. While enjoying a beautiful sunset in Turks and Caicos,Show More Summary
The Joels have a lot to celebrate!! Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley's daughter Alexa Ray Joel just announced her engagement on Monday with a few beautiful posts, like the one her momma uploaded to Instagram (above)! The 32-year-old revealed boyfriend Ryan Gleason popped the question while they were vacationing in paradise, and she obviously said "YES"!!! Related: Miley [...]
New Year, new engagement for Alexa Ray Joel.