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Billy Joel at 60


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1/2. Paul Sexton profiles New York-born singer/songwriter Billy Joel , who is 60 next Saturday and whose stratospheric record sales since the 1970s have been at odds with his consistently lacklustre pull with critics. The Grammy-winning pop craftsman gives an exclusive interview from his Los Angeles home, discussing his troubled childhood, his debt to The Beatles and early career frustrations.
With input by band member Richie Cannata , Sting and producer
Phil Ramone , who produced nearly all of Joel's hit LPs, starting with the1977 global breakthrough The Stranger. Defining songs include Piano Man, Just the Way You Are, My Life, It's Still Rock and Roll to Me, Uptown Girl, An Innocent Man, We Didn't Start the Fire and The River of Dreams.
Producer Declan McGovern


Unknown: Paul Sexton
Songwriter: Billy Joel
Unknown: Los Angeles
Unknown: Richie Cannata
Producer: Phil Ramone
Producer: Declan McGovern

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