The meanings behind some of the band's biggest songs and a few new ones
The most overtly religious songs to hit the pop charts
On "Feel It Still": the lyric, the riff, and the video
The Nashville hitmaker shares the stories behind her biggest co-writes, including "10,000 Hours"
On "In the Midnight Hour," The Blues Brothers, and his new album
On her Berklee days with St. Vincent and Esperanza Spalding, her Harry Nilsson homage, and her new album
The inside stories of songs he produced for U2, Peter Gabriel, and Bob Dylan
"Mony Mony." "Crimson and Clover." "Draggin' The Line." The hits kept coming for Tommy James, and in a plot line fit for a movie, his record company was controlled by the mafia.Read the Interview
Denmark Street, London's Tin Pan Alley, was the hottest place in the music biz in its day. This song takes you on a walk around.Read the Story
Do you know the girl singer on Eminem's "Stan"? If so, this quiz is for you.Take the Quiz
Stunning, staggeringly powerful song -- an all-time favorite among the many works of genius Billy Joel has created. From the lovely simplicity of the opening piano figure, it builds organically into a pop masterpiece of sheer grandeur and magnificence, a plaintive cry from the very soul of us all. The bridge ("I could find a lover... I could find a friend... I could have security until the bitter end") is one of the best encapsulations of human interaction and interpersonal relationships any philosopher could have possibly stated; Billy has an incredible facility with lyrical & musical invention which few could ever hope to duplicate or even come close!...
Was Dr. Feelgood a dentist? Did the "Crüecifixion" really happen?Try the Fact or Fiction