Mason Dixon

Weekdays 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Billy Joel’s ‘Piano Man’ story. Billy Joel tells what you may not know about one of his biggest hits.

Did you know everyone mentioned in the song was a real person? Billy played in a piano bar for a reason, but he didn’t do so for very long, just 6 months.

Yes, we still call him the ‘Piano Man’.

During a Q&A session at Harvard, he explained what the song is about, who the individuals mentioned are, and why he wrote it.