This little snippet of an interview with Lisa Robinson (this was used as part of a demo for her Inside Tracks radio show) shows the struggle Billy Joel was having with his newly found superstar status. While explaining how he now had to cope with the negative effects of his success, he also stresses his blue-collar roots.
00:00 - "My Life"
00:30 - Being sued just because you're Billy Joel
01:17 - Going from cult figure to commercial success and the backlash involved / Traffic as a personal example / the necessity of growth