In 1978, Billy Joel released an album that yielded some radio-friendly hits but some under-the-radar treasures worth another listen.
He was one of the more eccentric characters of the 70s – and he coined one of the indelible phrases of rock.
We lost singer Gerry Rafferty in 2011. His daughter is keeping his music alive with a new album of unreleased songs called “Rest In Blue.”
That rattly opening guitar riff signaled something…”different.” Here’s the backstory on the 70s song that’s had more than one life.