Billy Joel - Piano Man (video date: 1985); Piano Man was the first single released by Billy Joel, on November 1, 1973, and has been on several albums. Billy Joel's first major hit and signature song peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in April 1974.
The Piano Man by Billy Joel...one of the greatest songs ever...about the healing and uniting power of music. People from all different walks of life in all different circumstances can be united by music. I don't think you can ever better understand this until you're surrounded by 50,000 strangers all singing the same lyrics. 50,000 people all singing the same exact words for 50,000 different reasons.