Various Artists

Billy Joel: A Piano Tribute

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Billy Joel, along with Elton John, kept the piano alive in pop/rock through the 1970s, and like John, Joel was a born entertainer, and he also wrote several beautiful songs, a few of which show up here in solo instrumental versions done by pianist Attila Fias. It's not a flashy set, but it reveals the wonderful melodies that sit at the heart of Joel songs like "Honesty," "She's Got a Way," and "New York State of Mind," and then, of course, there's the piano bar anthem, "Piano Man," which had to be here, and it is.

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