NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel is recovering from double hip-replacement surgery.

Joel spokeswoman Claire Mercuri told People magazine Wednesday that the 61-year-old pop star had both hips replaced last week to
correct a congenital condition.

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She says Joel, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer responsible for such hits as “Piano Man,” “Uptown Girl” and “New York State of
Mind,” is “doing extremely well.”

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Joel toured this year and was recently promoting the documentary film “The Last Play at Shea.” There’s no word on when he plans to
perform on stage again.

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