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New York State Of Mind: Billy Joel’s Memorable Live Performance on August 28th, 2019 At Madison Square Gardens


Today is the 18th Anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack. I thought this beautiful live version of Billy Joel singing New York State Of Mind is testament to the strength and resilience of the people from New York and beyond. Since this horrific attack, this song has become a resounding anthem commemorating not […]

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MasterClass Monday: Billy Joel’s Inspiring Tribute To Rock Icon Joe Cocker at Madison Square Garden


On August 28th, 2019, I had the opportunity to bear witness to a live Billy Joel Concert in Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was a personal dream come true for me and the experience can be described in one word : EPIC. From Billy Joel’s sensational musical ability, surrounded by his fantastic […]

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MasterClass Monday: Billy Joel Performs An Early Live Version Of Scenes From An Italian Restaurant


Can you beat this? Seriously – does anyone perform like this anymore. Live. Multitasking voice and piano skills with aplomb and professionalism?   Yes, I know what my regular readers are thinking. Another article about Billy Joel?  Think outside the Billy Joel box MCL!  Ha! But this performance was too good to pass up and […]

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MasterClass Monday: Billy Joel Gives A MasterClass Performance Of Just The Way You Are


Now you see? This! This is music. Expressively live, beautifully paced and exquisitely presented. It does not get much better than this folks. Listen to this voice. It never ages – it matures. Like a fine wine, it becomes more delicious over time, rich and full. The reason behind this is that Billy Joel’s roots […]

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CNN Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History Will Feature Billy Joel. 


CNN has developed a new series called Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History.   The 8-part series airs every Thursday on CNN at 10:00 PM.  This week’s episode features Billy Joel and his iconic song New York State Of Mind. This song took on a more poignant meaning after the tragedy of the September 11th terrorist […]

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Tonight On NBC:  Keep The Festive Spirit Alive With Michael Buble And Tony Bennett Featuring Billy Joel. 


Did you enjoy the America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular last night on NBC?   If so, NBC has you covered tonight as well when both Michael Buble and Tony Bennett herald in the festive season with their own specials.  And, there will be a special appearance by Billy Joel during Tony Bennett’s special, who will […]

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Billy Joel Dedicates His MSG Concert To The Orlando Victims – Perfoming His Rarely Heard Song “You’re Only Human”.


Picture Credit:Myrna Suarez (@myrnasuarezphoto) You have seen and will continue to see many articles about Billy Joel on MasterClassLady.Com. I think he is one of the most prolific and gifted performers on the planet. His compositions cross multiple genres, having broad appeal to the mass audience.  Additionally, he is one of the most generous performers. […]

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