Profile of Rocker & Piano Man Billy Joel
While Billy Joel has never been a critic's darling, he has certainly succeeded in presenting himself in various ways during his two decades of work as a pop/rock superstar. Despite a lack of critical endorsements, Joel put together a string of hit albums and singles during the late '70s and throughout the '80s.
Top 7 Billy Joel Songs of the '80s
Singer-songwriter and pop superstar Billy Joel certainly had an abundance of hits during the '80s, but he also suffered from a significant gulf between his critical and commercial reception. Nonetheless, Joel's best work has always exhibited great melodic sense, and he can be a fine, serious songwriter when he wants to be.