Billy Joel Busts Out The Stranger At Madison Square Garden

While Billy Joel's setlist changes may be negligible by jam act standards, he has dusted off at least one back-catalog song at most of his monthly shows at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Last night Joel busted out the title track of his fifth studio album, 1977's The Stranger.

"The Stranger" had been on the shelf since a November 18, 2008 performance in Tokyo and was last performed in the States way back on December 13, 1998 at Madison Square Garden. Billy and his band nailed the take on "The Stranger" as we can see in the fan-shot video from  Angela450nyc below, leading Joel to exclaim "that one's a keeper!"

[Published on: 8/8/14]

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