Everyone’s favourite piano man, Billy Joel has put out a wide and varied set of music in his journey since 1965. A six time Grammy award winner with songs that you can’t help but sing along to, Billy’s music has been a staple of households everywhere. He wrote almost all of his music himself, and even a quick look through some of his lyrics prove that he wasn’t just a great singer and piano player, he was a badass lyricist too.

So on his birthday, here are some of his most famous lyrics!

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