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Author Schruers, Fred.

Title Billy Joel : the definitive biography/ Fred Schruers.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Archetype, [ 2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Biography  B Joel, B    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description vi, 387 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I: Origins: the ballad of Billy the kid . Living here in Levittown ; Piano kid ; Tomorrow is today -- II: Breaking through: they say there's a heaven for those who will wait. Say hello to Hollywood ; Sing us a song ; Goodbye to Hollywood ; Just the way I am ; Everybody's talkin' 'bout the new sound ; Uptown girls ; Christie Lee -- III. Paying the price: it's all or nothing at all. Storm front ; The river of dreams ; The night is still young ; Movin' out, again ; A wild and restless man ; Goodnight, Shea Stadium ; Another day comes to an end ; Careless talk -- IV: A legend in his time: ain't it sweet after all these years. The idol of my age ; I've loved these days.
Summary Schruers provides an unfettered look at into Billy Joel's journey from a pint-sized kid growing up in a cookie-cutter Long Island suburb to a rockstar of monumental success, and the person that remains behind his iconic status.
Source Don 07.2017 PARS
Subject Joel, Billy.
Rock musicians -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780804140195 (alk. paper)
0804140197 (alk. paper)
9780804140218 (paperback)

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