Give The Drummer Some

By Andy Doerschuk Published July 20, 2009

It appears Liberty DeVitto doesn’t like things just the way they are. The longtime Billy Joel sideman filed a lawsuit against his former boss in Manhattan's state Supreme Court demanding payment of overdue royalties. DeVitto -- who played with the piano man for 30 years and recorded most of Joel's biggest hits -- has made a living as a session drummer and teacher since the two parted ways in 2005.