Saturday, January 20, 2018
THE TKC SATURDAY NIGHT PLAYLIST!!! KAUFFMAN STADIUM BILLY JOEL CONCERT CELEBRATION AND KANSAS CITY LOWER EXPECTATIONS IN 2018!!!
Our blog community can't help but notice that there's just a bit of debate over the merits of the Billy Joel concert announced at the K later this year.
To be fair, hardcore fans were pumped about the return of the Piano Man to this cowtown.
Meanwhile, critics, youngsters and just a few picky music fans were let down by the somewhat pedestrian music choice geared toward mostly dreadful middle-aged-middle-class metro residents.
We won't pass judgement either way but instead offer a quick look on the bright side this evening . . . In a career that spans decades, there are quite a few decent Billy Joel songs which inspire our playlist tonight . . . Here's a quick review of favorite tunes that might apply locally:
Allentown speaks to the growing disparity betwixt rich and poor in Kansas City and across the nation:
Of course, Piano Man is Billy Joel's signature classic that name checks career disappointment which exemplifies local "creative class" regret.
For The Longest Time concludes tonight's list not only because it's the all-time fave Billy Joel song of 40-something women but also because it reminds us that KC celebrates old school acts above all . . .
As always, thanks for reading this week and have a safe and fun Saturday night.