Billy Joel appeared on Harry Connick Jr.'s talk show to perform a song and poke fun at his buddy Elton John. Joel performed "Don't Ask Me Why" with Connick Jr. as well as "Vienna," though video of that song hasn't surfaced yet. Check out the performance and watch a clip of his interview below.
We've been wondering how he felt for the longest time.
Note: Larger, actual legible version HERE. This is a pictorial chronology of Billy Joe's 1989 headline-studded classic 'We Didn't Start The Fire' created by Redditor Udzu. I also included the official music video after the jump so you can sing along, which I highly recommend. Show More Summary
First Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden, then Nev Schulman at MTV's Video Music Awards—and why some think it should stop.
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BILLY JOEL WEARS YELLOW STAR OF DAVID ONSTAGE … Post-Charlottesville One of the most horrifying things you see in the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is a roll of Jewish stars, the ones needed to be worn during the occupation. Straight from the factory, before they were cut up into individual stars for Jews to […]
The singer wanted to take a stand and be counted proudly as a Jew.
DON’T ASK ME WHY: Billy Joel dons Jewish star against Neo-Nazis.
The Piano Man himself had some thoughts about the current administration. Patti Smythe and Joel played Goodbye to You while projecting pictures of former White House staffers, to thunderous audience applause. - (HuffPo) Do you ever put on your rings,...
A few people had a weirdly difficult time condemning the actions of the white nationalists, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis who attended the Charlottesville rally (and other similar rallies), but Billy Joel is one guy who apparently has no interest in quietly standing by while Nazis fight to regain relevance. Show More Summary
Without saying a word, Billy Joel protested the rise of white supremacism Monday night at his Madison Square Garden concert. When he returned to the stage for his four-song encore, Joel was wearing yellow Stars of David on both the front and the back of his suit, Newsday reports. The...
Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden. Monday's performance by "The Piano Man" came more than a week after a rally by neo-Nazis and other groups in Charlottesville, Virginia, ended in deadly violence against counterprotesters. When asked about…
During a concert at Madison Square Garden last night, Billy Joel made an atypically political move, acknowledging and quietly challenging the recent rise in white-nationalist and Nazi activity and the death of a counterprotester at a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia (the white-nationalist protesters chanted slogans including “Jews will not ... More »
Billy Joel made a powerful political statement during a recent concert in New York City. The 68-year-old performer wore two Stars of David on the lapel and back of his suit jacket while stepping out for his encore on Monday night (August 21) at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Billy‘s statement comes less than a [...]
The Piano Man struck a powerful chord Monday — while remaining completely silent.
The 'Piano Man' wore the Jewish symbol more than a week after neo-Nazis gathered in Charlottesville.
Billy Joel has made it clear he doesn’t usually like to get political, on or off the stage. While many of his counterparts in the music industry and other celebrities have become very vocal activists, especially during and after the 2016 presidential election, Joel has asked Time “who cares about...
Billy Joel made a bold statement about the times we live in during a show by rocking the yellow Star of David... this amid neo-Nazi rallies being held across the country. Billy was performing Monday night at NYC's Madison Square Garden, and he bore…