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Kevin Spacey learned to play harmonica for Billy Joel

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House of Cards star Kevin Spacey is not only a talented actor and singer, but as we learned Friday night on The Tonight Show, he can play some harmonica too.

Joel was awarded the Gershwin Prize last November, and Spacey was asked to play a song with Joel. As Spacey told host Jimmy Fallon, he asked to play the harmonica intro to “Piano man.”

Joel then asked Spacey if he played the harmonica at all.

“I said sorta, but I’ll learn it,” Spacey told Fallon. “I’ll learn this number for this night and that’s what I did. I drove everyone on the House of Cards set crazy for a month while I learned the harmonica part. Every moment I was off-camera I was learning the harmonica part.”

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