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Billy Joel turned 63 on May 9th. "I'm probably happy with more than half of the recordings. The writer, I'm happy with. The singer, I'm never happy with. He always lets me down, because my heroes were always black singers and I'm not black. I'm just a little Jewish kid from Levittown who's trying to sound black, but I'm not kidding me."
The new instant community outside Los Angeles at right was one of a rash put up by developers in the immediate postwar years. In Long Island's Levittown, two bedrooms and a slice of lawn could be had for $6,990. Growing up in such tract houses would not affect speech patterns until, like, wow, the 1980s?