Access Hollywood, Billy Joel confirmed what Ryan Murphy hinted to us last April: That he was would gladly release his music to Fox’s runaway hit, Glee — and in fact, already has. “I said, ‘Yeah, go ahead, use my stuff,” said Joel. “I was in a chorus when I was in high school, why not?” Don’t, however, expect to see him dancing through the halls of McKinley High on your TV anytime soon. Joel’s more of a behind-the-scenes kind of guy: “I’m just not a big TV actor type of guy. I’m a piano player,” he said.On last night’s
Joel and Gleeks have already proven to be a winning combination — his signature song “Piano Man” was performed on the show last season by guest star Neil Patrick Harris, who earned an Emmy over the weekend for his work on the series.
So what Billy Joel songs are you most excited to hear on Glee, PopWatchers? I, for one, am pretty fired up for a little “We Didn’t Start the Fire.”