Want to sing all the harmonies of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” with Billy Joel? Well, there’s an app for that.
I must have looked like a crazed fool on the bus ride home after my show. I was watching this video from The Tonight Show on my phone and smiling ear-to-ear! As always, the sheer joy on Jimmy’s face is completely contagious.
In his defense, it is a really, really hard song to memorize.
Billy Joel rules New York. Prince has got a lock on Minnesota. But who takes hold of Washington? Hint, it’s someone who’s not nearly as cool as Nirvana.
In case you missed last night’s Kennedy Center Honors, I thought I’d show you some of the highlights. See videos from Don Henley, Garth Brooks, Rufus Wainwright and Brendan Urie from Panic! At The Disco.
Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock were among the recipients at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
Not only is Billy Joel about to start a residency at Madison Square Garden, but he was also recently honored by the President at the Kennedy Center along with Herbie Hancock and Santana. It’s been a good year for the Piano Man…
Last night was the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors. Four of the five honorees were musicians. Half of those play here at 104.3 K-Hits! Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock were in the spotlight.
Joel will perform one concert there per month “for as long as his fans continue to want to come, which should be a long time.”
DeGraw’s debut was three decades after Joel’s, but that dilute the man’s impact: “I feel like I’m seeing things through his eyes when he sings his songs.”