If the legendary singer-songwriter has released any new material in recent years, we heard none of it Friday night as he performed an open-air concert under mostly clear skies at the baseball stadium. A few minutes later, he returned for a whopping five-song encore. Maybe, just maybe, there's a problem here. Although he admitted to 'Uptown Girl' ripping his 'throat apart,' it didn't stop him from performing it. If Billy Joel isn't yet crossed off your bucket list, you missed a golden opportunity to do so at Safeco Field.
And just when you thought Joel was going to pack it in for the night, he unleashed two more hits, 'Big Shot' and 'You May Be Right'; everybody, of course, was on their feet.
LGBT Pride Night at Safeco Field August 19
Okay, so I just named two song titles in as many sentences by Joel, but it's not a difficult thing to do considering he released hit after hit after hit for over five decades, and he's still going strong. Joel delivered hit after hit for over two hours, all plucked from his catalog that stretches back toin his first Seattle show in six years. A few minutes later, he returned for a whopping five-song encore. Anecdotally, they don't deal with more than a "couple" alleged violations of the PDA policy per year, Hale said. Through the years, it's become the equivalent of a beloved English pub song.
It's not a fantasy. A study published in the American Sociological Review found that just 55 percent of American heterosexuals approve of gay men kissing on the cheek in public. Joel was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in and received the equally prestigious Kennedy Center Honors inin addition to earning 6 Grammy Awards and 33 Top 40 singles in his standout career. But since "family" is often right-wing code for "antigay" see: You might also be interested in these: We can do better and we will do better. And just when you thought Joel was going to pack it in for the night, he unleashed two more hits, 'Big Shot' and 'You May Be Right'; everybody, of course, was on their feet.