The Billy Joel Channel returns to SiriusXM for the month of October
The Billy Joel Channel returns to SiriusXM in October to celebrate the release of Billy Joel: Live At Yankee Stadium. The channel will air from October 1-30 exclusively on channel 105 and on the SXM App.
What You’ll Hear
The channel will showcase the popular BJ The DJ series, where Billy plays DJ and spins some of his favourite tunes along with his personal commentary. Episodes include:
- Artists I Wish I’d Seen Live
- Songs I Wish I’d Written
- Billy’s Favorite Keyboard Players
- R&B Show Volume 1
- R&B Show Volume 2
- Rock Show Volume 1
- Rock Show Volume 2
- Singer-Songwriter Show Volume 1
- Singer-Songwriter Show Volume 2
- Pop Songs Volume 1
- Pop Songs Volume 2
- Goes To The Movies
- Billy’s Favorite Instrumentals
- Billy’s Favorite 60s Records Pt. 1
- Billy’s Favorite 60s Records Pt. 2
- Billy’s Favorite 60s Records Pt. 3
- 3-Instrument Bands
In addition, listeners will hear Track-By-Track shows for every one of his studio albums as well as four episodes of the What Was I Thinking? series in which Billy talks about the stories behind his songs.
Plus, fans will be treated to The Stranger Fantasy Concert, The New York State Of Mind Special, The Around The World Special, the listener-voted 88 Key Cuts countdown show, an encore of SiriusXM’s exclusive Evening of Questions and Answers captured live at the Faena in Miami, the Billy A to Z show (all his studio recordings of songs he wrote, in alphabetical order, with his intro to each one), and Guest DJ shows hosted by Garth Brooks, Alexa Ray Joel, Don Henley, Andrew McMahon, Pat Monahan, Mark Rivera and many others.
About Billy Joel: Live At Yankee Stadium
One of the most iconic concert films of all time, Billy Joel: Live At Yankee Stadium, is coming to cinemas for a special two-night global fan event on October 5 and October 9, presented by Trafalgar Releasing and Sony Music Entertainment’s Premium Content division.
Shot live on 16mm colour film on June 22 and 23, 1990, at the iconic Bronx stadium, the original concert has been re-edited in stunning 4K with Dolby ATMOS® audio and newly mixed from the original multi-track tapes by Jay Vicari and overseen by Billy’s long-time sound engineer Brian Ruggles.
The new version includes a never-before-released performance of “Uptown Girl,” interviews with Billy Joel, and behind-the-scenes footage from the event’s production. The hit-filled set list also includes “Piano Man,” “We Didn’t Start The Fire,” “New York State Of Mind,” “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant,” “Shout,” and more.
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Billy Joel: Live At Yankee Stadium in Digital, 2CD, 3LP and Blu-ray formats on November 4. Fans can pre-order it here. Listeners to The Billy Joel Channel will hear music from “Live At Yankee Stadium” throughout October before its release.
For Billy Joel news, tour dates and much more, visit https://www.billyjoel.com/ — and watch this space for more exciting Billy Joel news throughout October!