The Piano Man was joined at his residency show by two of his daughters and his wife, with celebrity well-wishers praising the music icon on stage and via video.
71 reasons why Long Island loves Billy Joel
What better day than Billy Joel's 71st birthday to let him know the 71 reasons why we love him?
Billy Joel's 70th birthday: Newsday special section
Take a look back at the Piano Man's career through the decades, read LIers' well wishes and more.
Joel talks family and what surprises him at 70
Billy Joel is marking his birthday Thursday with a show at the Garden, and a focus on his family and the environment.
Are these LI's biggest Billy Joel fans?
Long Islanders love their Piano Man--especially these super fans, who've snapped selfies with Billy Joel over the years or amassed serious memorabilia collections.
See your birthday wishes to Billy Joel
Long Island’s Piano Man celebrated a milestone birthday this month.
Billy Joel sets 70th MSG residency show
The date marks his 116th overall show at the venue.
Cuomo signs offshore drilling ban with Billy Joel
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by musician Billy Joel, a Long Island native, signed legislation Monday at Jones Beach banning ...
Billy Joel not looking at retirement
Retirement doesn't seem to be in the cards for Billy Joel, who turns 70 on May 9. "I have a great band. I play great venues. And I make great money," he says. "So what's wrong with that?"
Billy Joel sets 69th MSG residency show
The Oct. 25 show will be his 115th overall date at the venue.
Quiz: Are you a Billy Joel superfan?
How much do you know about Billy Joel and his music?