By Kate Ward
Updated April 21, 2010 at 08:32 PM EDT

Billy Joel has settled a lawsuit with his former drummer, who claimed Joel held back royalties from many of his biggest albums, Reuters reports. The suit, filed in May 2009 by Liberty DeVitto, said Joel had breached agreements regarding 11 albums. DeVitto performed on such albums as “The Stranger,” “Glass Houses,” and “52nd Street.”