William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) " Billy Joel " is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. Commonly nicknamed the "Piano Man", he has been making music since the 1960s, releasing popular albums throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s.
Across the 30 years of his solo career, Joel produced 33 Top 40 hits in the US, all of which he wrote himself, and three of which (" It's Still Rock and Roll to Me " , " Tell Her About It " and " We Didn't Start the Fire ") managed to top the charts.
He is also a six-time Grammy Award winner who has been nominated for 23 Grammy Awards. With over 150 million records sold worldwide, he is one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Joel was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (1992) and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1999). In 2013, Joel received the Kennedy Center Honors, the nation's highest honor for influencing American culture through the arts.
Musician Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden on December 18, 2014 in New York City.
Madison Square Garden franchise Billy Joel had his 100th lifetime and 54th consecutive show on July 18, 2018.
The July show was part of his residency at The World's Most Famous Arena, which began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show per month at The Garden.
Phototographer: Brad Barket
Presented as a hand-numbered limited edition, fine art print on archival paper with a hand-torn deckled-edge. Standard size is approx. 30" x 26" Framed.
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Edition #50/50 framed with sheet music featuring the opening compesition for ' Piano Man ' boldly signed by Billy Joel in blue felt tip marker.
Accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity from Beckett Authentication Service.
Set-Up Measures approx. 36" x 42" framed.