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Why I Love Billy Joel

"Come out Virginia Don't make me wait. You Catholic girls start much too late. Aw but sooner or later it comes down to fate. Oh I might as well be the one.  Well they showed you a statue And told you to pray They built you a temple And locked you away.  But they never told you The price that you'd pay  For things that you might have done. Oh only the good die young." Billy Joel is someone whom I was introduced to through my mother Mary and my father Noel. I can't really remember a time when I wasn't aware of his music. Now, at 32 years of age, I am proud to say that my love of his work is not just inherited but something I have considered and doubled down on. Billy Joel hasn't released an album of new material since 2001's Fantasies & Delusions, which was a commercial disappointment, probably owing to its nature as a Classical album. It is a terrible shame that an artist the caliber of Joel is not releasing new mater