Posted July 27th, 2012 at 12:38 PM by Swamper
After a week of no reply from Billy Joel on Facebook, I realized I'd have to try something else. So what did my terribly innovative and clever mind do? I did a google search. It was actually very helpful. I found Joel's fan mail address, and some tips and stuff to optimize your chances of getting a real autograph. Now I just needed something to send to get autographed.
My choice was between two of Joel's albums: Piano Man or The Essential Billy Joel 3.0. Piano Man is a classic, but Essential has around 40 songs compared to Piano Man's 10! I didn't have the money for both, so I went with the Essential album.
It came in the mail a couple of days later, and I got everything ready to send to Mr. Joel. I had a large bubble envelope with his address, and then I had a smaller bubble envelope with my address on it so he could send it back. I wrote him a letter telling him what it was for, and included the album (of course!).
I went back to...