Bruce Springsteen helps Billy Joel celebrate 100th show at Garden (WATCH VIDEO)


This banner, raised at Madison Square Garden, honors Billy Joel for having played 100 shows there.

Bruce Springsteen, who has been spending much of his life recently presenting “Springsteen on Broadway” shows at the Walter Kerr Theatre, traveled about 15 blocks south Wednesday night — to Madison Square Garden, where Billy Joel was performing for the 100th time. There, he joined Joel and and Joel’s band to sing “Tenth Avenue Freeze-out” (with Joel playing the song’s prominent piano riff) and sing and play guitar on “Born to Run.” You can watch a video of the two songs, below.

Joel began playing Madison Square Garden once a month in January 2014, and has shows scheduled through December of this year, with more expected to be added.

Here is the the Wednesday night setlist, according to

“Big Shot”
“My Life”
“The Entertainer”
“The Downeaster Alexa”
“Half a Mile Away”
“Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)”
“Don’t Ask Me Why”
“This Is the Time”
“New York State of Mind”
“Sometimes a Fantasy”
“She’s Always a Woman”
“Tenth Avenue Freeze-out” (with Bruce Springsteen)
“Born to Run” (with Bruce Springsteen)
“Only the Good Die Young”
“The River of Dreams”
“Scenes From an Italian Restaurant”
“Piano Man”

Springsteen also announced, Wednesday, plans to show a film version of “Springsteen on Broadway” on Netflix, starting in December. He did the taping before an invited audience before heading down to the Garden.

Here is a video of “Tenth Avenue Freeze-out” and “Born to Run”:


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