Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Paul McCartney: Say hello to Billy Joel

The Beatles legend gave fans a nice surprise by introducing and then jamming with the Piano Man Billy Joel.
Great deals on musical instruments

Paul McCartney had a surprise for music fans during his mammoth second night performance at Yankee Stadium by welcoming "a friend of New York and a friend of Yankee Stadium" onto stage.

That friend was the legendary Billy Joel, aka the Piano Man, who then jammed with McCartney on I Saw Her Standing There.

The former Beatles legend rocked an electric guitar and sang while Joel, naturally, sat down and worked his magic on a grand piano.

It was almost as if they were the fresh faced youngsters they used to be, both playing with a exuberant and infectious energy that had the crowd screaming with delight.

This jam isn't the first time the two music superstars have come together. In the summer 2009, Joel appeared as a guest as McCartney opened up the first concert at New York's Citi Field.

It was a favour returned as McCartney had made a surprise appearance in the summer of 2008, while Joel was rocking out Shea Stadium.

It could be the beginning of a new music partnership, which with their respective songwriting and music making success, could prove to be a musical union made in heaven.

Buy Pianos & Keyboards Now

 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800626181-ADNFCR

Posted on 19 Jul 2011 12:30 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC

24 Feb 2017 13:13
thumbnail

Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.

9 Feb 2017 15:22
thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With a stunning finish and one of a kind tone, the Natal Cafe Racer shell packs are an exciting foundation for professional drummers of almost any genre.

23 Feb 2017 15:03
thumbnail

Old Blood Noise Endeavors EQ and Buffer, Headphone Amp and AB/Y Switcher have landed. Rugged and road ready, this trio promise get the most out of your guitar.

23 Feb 2017 12:46
thumbnail

The ROLI Loop BLOCK, Lightpad BLOCK and Live BLOCK are now available for purchase at Gear4music. A revelation in your creativity, make music wherever you are.

22 Feb 2017 12:10
thumbnail

Those who purchase a copy of Superior Drummer 2 are eligible for any SDX completely free. Additionally, Superior Drummer 2 Crossgrade is available heavily reduced.

21 Feb 2017 16:28
thumbnail

Gear4music are now stocking an extremely limited 5 piece Tama Star Bubinga Exotix 5 piece shell pack with an Australian Backwood Finish, Only one in stock!

21 Feb 2017 12:42
thumbnail

A pedal that relives the glory of the last centuries' greatest synth sounds , the SYNTH9 Synth Pedal offers the player 9 timeless tones in one package.

21 Feb 2017 10:05