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Billy Joel

Pianist, Singer/Songwriter (born 9-May-1949)


Mark Bego. Billy Joel: The Biography. Thunder's Mouth Press. 2007. 448pp.

Hank Bordowitz. Billy Joel: The Life and Times of an Angry Young Man. Billboard Books. 2006. 288pp.

Peter Gambaccini. Billy Joel: A Personal File. Quick Fox. 1980. 128pp.

Peter Gambaccini. Billy Joel: A Photo Biography. Jove. 1980. 192pp.

Debbie Geller; Tom Hibbert. Billy Joel: An Illustrated Biography. McGraw-Hill. 1985. 127pp.

Michael McKenzie. Billy Joel. Ballantine Books. 1985. 149pp.

Richard Scott. Billy Joel: All about Soul. Vantage Press. 2000. 103pp.

Bill Smith. I Go to Extremes: The Billy Joel Story. Robson. 2007. 320pp.


  1. Billy Joel on Not Working and Not Giving Up Drinking
    by Andrew Goldman. The New York Times Magazine, 24-May-2013.


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  2. Twitter: @billyjoel

  3. YouTube: billyjoel

  4. Vevo: billyjoelVEVO

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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.335)

  7. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.253)

  8. Encylopedia of Pop, Rock, and Soul (pp.336-39)

  9. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.469)

  10. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.79)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.325)

  12. American Songwriters (pp.230-32)

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