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In the Alec Baldwin interview from over the summer, Billy Joel talks about how he wrote this song in the aftermath of the NYC bankruptcy, “Ford to City: Drop Dead” days of the 70s. But reworked here for something else.

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Watch: Billy Joel’s “Miami 2017” on the Sandy benefit..

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    I watched this on Saturday morning and involuntarily started a) singing along, and b) crying. I love my city. I hope we...
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    In the Alec Baldwin interview from over the summer, Billy Joel talks about how he wrote this song in the aftermath of...
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    This was the first song that popped into my head when I got my first look at some of the damage. Eerily perfect.
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    I think he changed the lyrics a bit, but yeah, still weird… my parents finally got power back at the house today, but...
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    Anyone who jibes me for loving Billy Joel can stuff my original copy of Cold Spring Harbor right up their ass.
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  18. guitarmanjb said: I mean, he changed a few lines for this performance, including the line about the oceans overflowing. But eerie nonetheless!
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