Proving that it's hard for a crowd not to sing along to Billy Joel's classic, "Piano Man," the rocker was joined by an all-star group belting out the bar classic at the 2014 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song ceremony. The sing-along included Kevin Spacey, Boyz II Men, Natalie Maines, Josh Groban, Gavin DeGraw, Tony Bennett, LeAnn Rimes and Michael Feinstein.


"Let's see what you got," Joel taunts "House of Cards" actor Spacey, handing him a harmonica for the song's classic accompaniment. The actor obviously knew something of the instrument, as he carries the tune's famous introduction flawlessly before launching into the first verse of the song.  The performance and ceremony was broadcast by PBS.

According to the PBS website, The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, named for George and Ira Gershwin,"recognizes the profound and positive effect of popular music on the world’s culture." Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Sir Paul McCartney, Burt Bacharach, Hal David and Carole King also received the award.

Long associated with Joel, "Piano Man" actually does not ranks as one of the singer and piano player's most successfully charting songs. According to Billboard Magazine, "Piano Man" only charted at No. 25 in 1974, worse than 20 of Joel's other singles. However, in the digital age, it's the most-downloaded Billy Joel song.

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