When I was 19, I made my first good week’s pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked.
More Billy Joel quotes :
I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes me extraordinary.Billy Joel
In an age of incompetence, I've been able to last in this crazy business. I actually know how to play my ax and write a song. That's my job.Billy Joel
As human beings, we need to know that we are not alone, that we are not crazy or completely out of our minds, that there are other people out there who feel as we do, live as we do, love as we do, who are like us.Billy Joel