Why Can’t We Be Friends?
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.