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10/21/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/21/2020 13:41

Get in the mood for a melody with Billy Joel’s greatest hits & exclusive stories

Feel like you've been waiting to hear Billy Joel's songs and stories for the longest time? You're in luck - The Billy Joel Channel has returned to SiriusXM on Channel 70 through November 5 at 3am ET.

Billy Joel's exclusive SiriusXM channel, The Billy Joel Channel, features music spanning his decades-long career, including songs from his live and studio albums, as well as Billy telling exclusive stories about his music and beyond. The limited-run channel also includes celebrity Guest DJ specials, a fantasy concert featuring performances of songs from Billy's classic album, The Stranger, Billy Joel: An Evening of Questions and Answers…and a little music too from the Faena Theater in Miami Beach, and much more.

See details for all of the specials below, and hear them On Demand via the SiriusXM app now.

Broadcast Schedule (all times ET)

Billy Joel: An Evening of Questions and Answers …and a little music too

Recorded in Miami in front of a theater filled with his fans, Billy is seated at the piano - accompanied by guitar and saxophone - to answer questions and drop in a few songs. Relive this exclusive December 2019 visit with a great storyteller on October 25 at 4pm, October 26 at 1pm, October 30 at 8pm, and November 4 at 12pm.

Top Ten Celebrity DJ Picks

Don't miss Garth Brooks, Don Henley, Pat Monahan of Train, Andrew McMahon, and more artists stopping by to play a stack of their Billy favorites. Check back for more upcoming names and dates!

Pat Monahan

October 25 at 12pm

Lorraine Bracco

October 22 at 12pm

October 24 at 10pm

October 26 at 10am

October 28 at 11pm

October 30 at 7am

November 3 at 2pm

Chazz Palminteri

October 26 at 8pm

October 28 at 3pm

October 29 at 8am

November 1 at 2pm

November 4 at 12am

Carl Fischer

October 27 at 9am

October 30 at 4pm

October 31 at 11am

November 2 at 6am

November 4 at 7pm

BJ The DJ

During this latest edition of BJ The DJ, hear Billy curate his top song picks by other artists based on a wide range of topics, including his favorite keyboard players, songs he wished he'd written, and much more.

Billy's Favorite Keyboard Players

October 23 at 4am

R&B Show Volume 1

October 27 at 12pm

Rock Show Volume 1

October 29 at 3pm

Singer-Songwriter Show Volume 1

November 2 at 3am

Goes To The Movies

October 22 at 4pm

October 25 at 9am

October 26 at 5pm

October 28 at 12am

October 30 at 1pm

October 31 at 8am

November 1 at 7pm

November 3 at 10am

November 4 at 11pm

Track-By-Track

Fans can enjoy their favorite Billy Joel LP from top to bottom as Billy walks listeners through the entire track list of each album in order. More to come!

Glass Houses

November 1 at 9am

Turnstiles

October 28 at 7pm

Storm Front

October 22 at 9am

What Was I Thinking?

Take a deep dive into Billy's vast music catalogue as the Piano Man offers a look into the inspiration for and creation of his compositions. During the four editions of the series, Billy will be playing some of his songs, preceded by the songs that inspired or influenced them.

Volume 1

October 28 at 11am

Volume 2

October 25 at 5am

Volume 3

October 22 at 8pm

Volume 4

November 1 at 5am

The Stranger Fantasy Concert

Though Billy may have never performed The Stranger album in track order, The Billy Joel Channel will air a fantasy event of just that to celebrate the concert that could've been. Experience the special on October 23 at 8am, October 28 at 7am, and November 3 at 8pm.

Alexa Ray Joel Guest DJ

Alexa Ray Joel, Billy's daughter, will be telling some true insider stories as she plays some of her father's songs and shares memories only as she can on October 24 at 7am, November 1 at 9pm, and November 4 at 4am.

New York State of Mind Special

In this special, the Piano Man is sharing his own thoughts on what keeps NYC alive. Hear songs that remind him of growing up and starting his career in and around the Big Apple on October 29 at 12pm and November 2 at 11am.

Around The World Special

Billy's stories aren't just limited to New York City - in the Around The World Special, the singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist is highlighting a playlist of recordings (some live versions, others studio) inspired by his travels around the globe. Journey through his music on October 23 at 1pm, October 27 at 1am, and November 4 at 9am.

Billy Joel's 88 Key Cuts

While the channel will feature plenty of Billy's favorite songs, the Billy Joel's 88 Key Cuts special is showcasing the 88 most popular recordings as voted by fans. Join Billy as he introduces each song on October 25 at 9pm, October 27 at 2pm, October 29 at 5pm, October 30 at 11pm, October 31 at 4pm, and November 2 at 7pm.