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Season 38, Episode 7 Billy Joel: Live at Shea Stadium

First Aired: March 5, 2011

Billy Joel performs at NYC's Shea Stadium in 2008, singing such hits as "My Life" and "Allentown" and sharing the stage with Paul McCartney ("I Saw Her Standing There," "Let It Be"), Garth Brooks ("Shameless") and Tony Bennett ("New York State of Mind"). Also on the set list: "Angry Young Man," "River of Dreams/A Hard Day's Night"; "We Didn't Start the Fire," "Captain Jack"; "Goodnight Saigon" and "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant"; and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame/Piano Man."

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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