Billy Joel

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Billy Joel

Born

5/9/1949, The Bronx, New York

Birth Name

William Martin Joel

Gender

Male

Also Known As

The Entertainer, The Piano Man, The Angry Young Man
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Raised in NYC by his divorced mother, Billy Joel eventually found comfort in playing a piano. While he was in his twenties, he moved to Los Angeles, hoping to get his big break. He would perform in numerous piano bars until he was signed by Columbia and cut…more

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  • Billy Joel is an amazing artist but your information is like all wrong, billy was born in the bronx, yes but when he was still a baby his family relocated to levittown long island, so he was not raised in NYC, also Billy didnt run to california tomoreless

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    (continued from summary) promote his career, he ran there after he cut his cold spring harbor record to escape a contract with his first record company and after a while his song captain jack played on the radio and columbia record execs heard it and wanted him, so they bought him out of his contract with his first record company as a solo artist and with columbia he cut the piano man album. you people really need to work on your discriptions of artists because the one for billy was totally wrong.moreless
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