Tuesday, December 2, 2008

This Week in History

With hits like “We Didn’t Start the Fire”, “Just the Way You Are”, “She’s Got a Way”, and “Captain Jack”, Billy Joel is one of the most celebrated artists of the century. His first hit was “Piano Man”, a song that is still widely popular. He has won 6 Grammy Awards, as well as placement in the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame (1992), Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1999), Long Island Music Hall of Fame (2006), and Hollywood Walk of Fame (2005). He was also the MusiCares Person of the Year for 2002. He has sold in excess of 150 million albums worldwide, and according to RIAA, he is the sixth best-selling recording artist in the US.

Billy Joel will be back with long time friend Elton John as Philips Arena presents
Elton John and Billy Joel Face 2 Face on March 14. Tickets go on sale December 6 at 10:00 AM, check out www.philipsarena.com for more information on this amazing event!

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