Billy Joel is clearly a music legend and one of the most popular performers among our listeners.

Over the past few months, I've had a unique opportunity to host performances featuring Mark Rivera who has played sax with Billy Joel for the past few decades. Mark joined me on the air a couple weeks ago to talk about the performances, what it's like to work with Billy Joel and how humbling real life can be, even for celebrities.

My podcast co-hosts Jay Black and Jessica Gibson and I talk about Jay's obsession with Billy Joel and the serious side of why he's such an inspiration for so many.

Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., talkin’ Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015. Tweet him @NJ1015 or @BillSpadea. The opinions expressed here are solely those of Bill Spadea.

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