This will be a Highway ride so have your ezpass & a full tank of fuel
Who knew that the Billy Joel Piano Man Had a motorcycle museum I didn’t so since it’s only in Long island New York so I mapped out a route to 20th century cycles museum not sure what they charge to visit but I’m sure it will be worth it so let’s saddle up & see what the Piano Man has to show us
Billy Joel Timeline
1949William Martin Joel is born in the Bronx, NY. on May 9. The family moves to the Levittown section of Hicksville on Long Island where he spends his childhood and young adult years.
1953Begins studying piano.
1963Joins his first band, The Echoes, later known as The Lost Souls.
1967Joins The Hassles, a Long Island-based band, and records the The Hassles, the first of two albums for United Artists,.
1968The Hassles record their second album Hour of the Wolf.
1970Forms Attila, a heavy metal duo with Hassles' drummer, Jon Small. Attila records one album on Epic Records.
1971Signs a solo recording contract and releases his first album, Cold Spring Harbor.
Commences a world tour with his band to promote Cold Spring Harbor
Disappears to the West Coast as a result of a contractual dispute, where he performs in piano bars under the name Bill Martin.
1972 WMMR-FM, a radio station in Philadelphia, starts playing a tape of a new song, ‘Captain Jack,’ taken from a live concert broadcast.
Although he does his best to keep a low profile in Los Angeles, the notoriety of ‘Captain Jack’ prompts Columbia Records to track him down and offer him a recording contract.