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Review: Billy Joel tribute band Big Shot wows with 'Goodnight Saigon' - Digital Journal

One of the highlight moments of the Big Shot set, was when Mike DelGuidice brought members from Voices For Veterans (Long Island) for a moving version of the Billy Joel classic "Goodnight Saigon," which left many audience members and fans in tears.

'National Vietnam War Veterans Day' ceremony set for West Springfield -

Seth Newton, a singer, songwriter and recording artist, will perform two period songs during the ceremony, including "Goodnight Saigon" and "We Gotta Get Out of This Place." Ed Walsh, a U.S. Army veteran from Springfield, will be in attendance.

Big Shot's Mike DelGuidice talks Veterans Day and Billy Joel - Digital Journal

Wantagh - Mike DelGuidice of Big Shot, the Billy Joel tribute band, sat down and chatted with me prior to his November 11th show at Mulcahy's about Veterans Day, his latest endeavors with Billy Joel, and he even talked about The Moody Blues.

Alan Cumming gets a little 'Sappy' at Sanders Theatre - The Boston Globe

Aptly titled “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs,” the Celebrity Series' season-opening concert featured the Scottish-American actor-singer, backed by piano, drums, and cello, performing such numbers as “Somewhere Only We Know,” “Goodnight Saigon,” ...

Billy Joel announces Dublin gig; Twain adds one -

Joel, who has hits with Piano Man, Uptown Girl and Goodnight Saigon, played sold-out shows in nine stadiums across the US this year, including sell-outs four years in a row at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Fenway Park ...

Is diversification as we know it broken? - The Globe and Mail

One of the highlights of the show came when a group of American servicemen and servicewomen joined Mr. Joel on stage during Goodnight, Saigon, his 1982 song about the Vietnam War. Arm in arm, they swayed back and forth as they sang the haunting ...

Billy Joel opens new Nassau Coliseum with multiple LI references - Newsday

SETLIST: Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway) / Pressure / All for Leyna / Vienna / The Entertainer / No Man's Land / Goodnight Saigon / Everybody Loves You Now / The Downeaster 'Alexa' / Zanzibar / New York State of Mind / Movin' Out ...

Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs on PBS Tonight -

... by artists like Annie Lennox (“Why”), Rufus Wainwright (“Dinner at Eight”), Keane (“Somewhere Only We Know”), and Billy Joel (“Goodnight Saigon”), as well as a medley of hits by Adele, Lady Gaga, and Katy Perry titled “Someone like the Edge of ...

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Piano Man' concert in aid of Naas Food Bank - Leinster Leader

With his 'Piano Man' show, he brings to the stage all of the great piano classics, including Rocket Man, My Life, Crocodile Rock, Goodnight Saigon, Candle in The Wind, and, of course, The Piano Man. The food bank is an initiative of the Church on Main ...

Hear Alan Cumming cover Miley Cyrus - Entertainment Weekly

Billy Joel's “Goodnight Saigon,” Rufus Wainwright's “Dinner at Eight,” Company's “The Ladies Who Lunch,” and Noel Coward's “If Love Were All.” EW has an exclusive listen to perhaps one of the sappiest of all: Miley Cyrus's ascension-based ballad, “The ...

Counterbalance: Billy Joel - The Nylon Curtain - PopMatters

Then it gets weird or sentimental or weirdly sentimental. For example: Joel may have beat Springsteen to the Vietnam War for material but give me “Born in the U.S.A.", over “Goodnight Saigon” any day. That song sounds like something Roger Waters would ...

What If Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel Had Been In the Same Band? - Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)

With the sound effects of "Allentown" and "Goodnight Saigon," and the synthesizer of "Pressure," it's hard to imagine The Nylon Curtain mixing well with the stark (weather) Nebraska; the albums were released within a week of each other in September 1982.

Juniper's board sings goodnight Shaygan - Network World

For all you youngsters out there who don't appreciate classic rock, check out the Billy Joel song called "Goodnight Saigon." In it, Joel pines about perils of war and how terrible it was. However, in the song there's a message of being part of a unit ...

Peterborough's Tom Wright backing Piano Man Elio at The Cresset - Peterborough Telegraph

Featuring the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man, The Billy Joel Songbook promises to be an electrifying concert performed by ...

'SNL' Scorecard: Melissa McCarthy And The Cast Says Goodbye To Seth Meyers - Huffington Post

... Darrell Hammond (still the longest tenured cast member in the show's history) left, not a direct word about it was mentioned, but during the final sketch, the stage filled with just about everyone imaginable as Will Ferrell sang Billy Joel's ...

Video: Anna Kendrick and Garth Brooks Perform at Kennedy Center Honors 2013 - AceShowbiz

The country superstar sang "Allentown" and "Goodnight Saigon". Also paying tribute to Joel, Rufus Wainwright performed "New York State of Mind" and "Piano Man". Other performers included Don Henley, Steve Winwood, Sheila E. and Buddy Guy.

Garth Brooks Tips a Hat to Billy Joel With Two Covers at Kennedy Center Honors - Taste of Country

... welcomed Brooks to the stage for the third time. In the past, the country superstar has also honored George Jones and Loretta Lynn. Brooks wore all black as he closed out 2013, sporting a black cowboy hat to sing Joel's 'Allentown' and 'Goodnight ...

VIDEO: Garth Brooks, Don Henley & More Pay Tribute to Billy Joel at KENNEDY CENTER HONORS - Broadway World

Also paying homage to the legendary singer was Garth Brooks, who performed a medley of 'Allentown' and 'Goodnight Saigon' and Rufus Wainwright who performed two Joel classics, 'New York State of Mind' and 'Piano Man'. Watch all the performances ...

Will Ferrell Says Goodnight To “Saturday Night Live,” Saigon - Idolator: All About The Music (blog)

Perhaps perplexed by the prospect of five-and-change minutes to fill with zero chance for making Will Ferrell dress up like George Bush, or Alex Trebek, or , for a second time during its 90-minute running time, this weekend's Saturday Night Live closed ...

Aslan announce covers album track-listing -

They are: David Bowie 'Quicksand', U2 'All I Want Is You', John Lennon 'Jealous Guy', Red Hot Chili Peppers 'My Friend', Gilbert O'Sullivan 'Nothing Rhymed', Billy Joel 'Goodnight Saigon', Rod Stewart 'Maggie May', ELO 'Telephone Line', Thunderclap ...

"Goodnight Saigon" is a song written by Billy Joel, originally appearing on his 1982 album The Nylon Curtain, about the Vietnam War. It depicts the situation and attitude of United States Marines beginning with their military training on Parris Island and then into different aspects of Vietnam combat.

"Goodnight Saigon"
Single by Billy Joel
from the album The Nylon Curtain
B-side A Room of Our Own
Released February 1983
Format CD
Recorded Spring 1982
Genre Rock
Length 7:03
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Billy Joel
Producer(s) Phil Ramone
Billy Joel singles chronology
"Goodnight Saigon"
"Tell Her About It"

"Goodnight Saigon" is a song written by Billy Joel, originally appearing on his 1982 album The Nylon Curtain, about the Vietnam War. It depicts the situation and attitude of United States Marines beginning with their military training on Parris Island and then into different aspects of Vietnam combat.