- Jan 1, 2006
And I think they played in Germany for American service personal. Well they played for money, but the service personal had some money. Billy Joel gave piano lessons in Hicksville LI. JB isn't busking anymore!Remember the roots. The Beatles were a bar band in working class Liverpool England. Billy Joel was in the hottest Prom Band on Long Island, the Hassles. Jimmy Buffett used to busk on the streets of New Orleans.