Billy Joel Quotes

Billy Joel Quotes: It was so easy living day by day Out of touch with the rhythm and blues But now I need a little give and take The New York Times, The Daily News.
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Billy Joel Quote: 'Our parents' generation had it a lot tougher than we did. They had to live through the Depression, World War II, and then they had to, you know, try to pick up the pieces of their lives and bring up their children. And, it was a great example for us. I guess we grew up with a certain amount of the ethics our parents had, which is, you know: work hard, make your own way, be independent.
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Quotes about Billy Joel: There's a place in the world for the angry young man With his working class ties and his radical plans He refuses to bend he refuses to crawl And he's always at home with his back to the wall And he's proud of his scars and the battles he's lost And struggles and bleeds as he hangs on his cross And likes to be known as the angry young man.
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Quote about Billy Joel: People pay a lot of money to go see shows now, they don't wanna know about your technical problems, or if you're not feeling good, they don't wanna know we have a glitch. It's their night, you better do something to earn that money.
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Billy Joel Sayings: I always wrote the music first, and the music gave me the mood and the lyrics were pretty much put in to give you a map, where that mood came from and where it's going. But my first love was really the music itself, and I guess I've gone back to that.
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Billy Joel Saying: I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
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Sayings about Billy Joel: Don't make music for some vast, unseen audience or market or ratings share or even for something as tangible as money. Though it's crucial to make a living, that shouldn't be your inspiration. Do it for yourself.
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Saying about Billy Joel: I've written a bunch of stuff that no one's ever heard, and I don't know if they ever will. I'm just doing it for my own edification.
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Billy Joel Quotes: I am the entertainer, I've come to do my show You've heard my latest record, it's been on the radio It took me years to write it, they were the best years of my life It was a beautiful song but it ran too long If you're gonna have a hit you gotta make it fit So they cut it down to 3:05.
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Billy Joel Quote: I tell the audience every night,
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Quotes about Billy Joel: Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
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Quote about Billy Joel: I sold my house to Jerry Seinfeld.
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Billy Joel Sayings: Give a moment or two to the angry young man with his foot in his mouth and his heart in his hand.
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Billy Joel Saying: You're having a hard time and lately you don't feel so good; You're getting a bad reputation in your neighborhood. It's alright, it's alright; Sometimes that's what it takes. You're only human, you're allowed to make your share of mistakes.
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Sayings about Billy Joel: Give us this day our daily discount merchandise.
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Saying about Billy Joel: As an atheist you have to rationalize things... Then you have to try and make some sort of sense out of your problems. And if you try and find you can't, you have no choice but to be good and scared -- but that's okay!
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Billy Joel Quotes: It's a little intimidating to walk into a studio and know that you're going to sing a duet with Barbra Streisand.
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Billy Joel Quote: Working too hard can give you a heart-attack.
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