Billy Joel and other singers of yester-year

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  1. GopherT

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    Billy Joel is playing a concert in Pittsburgh tonight. A local channel has been playing live clips during the 11 O'clovk news. He can still play the piano. His voice, well, he has less than one octave of range. If I was in the audience and paid for a ticket, I would be asking him to start lip synching.

    My kids gave me a bluray of The Eagles Greatest Hits - Live. Their voices were shot, too. I don't know if these guys need money or just love being loved (as they get paid).

    In this day, when everyone gets to be a critic on a nightly basis finding, A voice, a talented American, or whatever. Then they turn around and spend good money on a memory with a monotone voice.
     
  2. Lestraveled

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    About two years ago I saw Crosby, Stills and Nash live. They rocked!! The vocals were excellent.
     
  3. tracecom

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    And then there's the guy who never had any range, but made the women from 8 to 80 swoon like crazy...and still does. Here's a candid photo I shot of him before he got dressed for the concert.
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    Never could understand the attraction to his singing.
     
  5. GopherT

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    @jpanhalt, I noticed your image search is working well earlier today - can you help me out with @tracecom 's post (2 above this one)? I'm not good with faces. It looks like a glossy Neil Diamond?
     
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    Looks like an old Jimmy Buffet to me. Never a parrot head.
     
  7. Lestraveled

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    This is Jimmy Buffett today.
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  8. GopherT

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    Normally ears are a give away but Diamond & Mr Mararitaville have very similar ears. The guy in @tracecom 's post has a clean chin but JB has a mole on his (unless it is a recent bloom and he needs to visit a dermatologist).

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    There's a hint on his cap.
     
  10. GopherT

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    I don't BELIEVER I can read anything after "I'm a"
     
  11. tracecom

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    The picture was made in the Peabody Hotel in 2002. It is Neil Diamond.
     
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    Paul Simon announced his intent to quit doing live performance.
     
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