The album emerged from legal difficulties with Joel's former label Family Productions, and ultimately became his first breakthrough album. The title track , a fictionalized retelling of Joel's experiences with people he met as a lounge singer in Los Angeles , peaked at No. Columbia Records released a two-disc legacy version of Piano Man in November This edition included a slightly truncated live Philadelphia This radio broadcast was extremely important to the success of Joel's music career because, after the show was recorded, the live recording of " Captain Jack " was played by the station and quickly became "the most requested song in the station's history". Once the popularity of this live recording was known, people working for Columbia Records heard the recording and signed Joel to the label. Adapted from the AllMusic credits. Rolling Stone mused that Piano Man "represents a new seriousness and flexibility" for Joel, comparing it to the stylings of Elton John. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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His first single in North America, it was included on Joel's album of the same name and later released as a single on November 2, The song is sung from Joel's point-of-view as a piano player at a bar, reminiscing about his experiences there and the people he encountered. Joel describes various characters, including a bartender named John and a "real-estate novelist" named Paul, all based on real-life individuals.
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