Billy Joel

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Billy Joel released his first solo album in 1971 and towards the end of that decade, he was a superstar whose Top 40 singles career continued well into the 90s. Billy Joel grew up on Long Island, NY but where was he born?
Bronx, NY
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Miami, FL
Philadelphia, PA

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Piano Man was a fictionalized retelling of Joel's experiences with people he met as a lounge singer in Los Angeles.  What is the 'old man sitting next to me' drinking?
Tonic & Gin
Gin & Tonic
Rum & Coke
A Tall Drink of Water

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At what time on Saturday night does the regular crowd shuffle in?
9PM
10PM
11PM
8PM

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The Downeaster Alexa is a song about impoverished fisherman off Long Island and the surrounding waters.  Who is the Downeaster Alexa named after?
Alexa Ray Joel
Christie Alexa Brinkley
Alexa Woods
Alex Rodriguez

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What is the name of Billy Joel's first album which coincidentally is named after a small hamlet in the same town as The Trivia Buff?
Cold Spring Harbor
Storm Front
Turnstiles
River of Dreams

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Billy met this supermodel in 1982 when he was playing at a bar in the Caribbean.    They later married and had a daughter, Alexa Ray?
Christy Brinkley
Claudia Schiffer
Cindy Crawford
Elle Macpherson

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In July of 2008, Billy Joel was the last artist to play Shea Stadium, which is where the New York Mets play. He is the first artist in history to play all 4 of New York City's major sports venues: Shea, Yankee Stadium, Giants Stadium and Madison Square Garden.  What was the last song Billy Joel teamed up with Paul McCartney to play that night?
Let It Be
Piano Man
New York State of Mind
You May Be Right

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In 2001, Billy sold his house in The Hamptons to Jerry Seinfeld for $32 million.  What did Joel forget to tell Seinfeld about the house before he sold it?
It overlooked a nude beach
It was haunted
The neighbors were noisy
The pool leaked into the ocean

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