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Billy Joel Doing Well Post Hip Surgery

November 25, 2010 (8:59 am) GMT
His representative said the singer is doing 'extremely well' but did not disclose when he could get back on stage.

Rocker is recuperating "extremely well" after undergoing hip surgery in New York over the weekend. The "Piano Man" has been hobbling around with a cane due to a congenital hip ailment in recent weeks and he checked himself into a hospital in Long Island on Saturday, November 20 to have the problem fixed.

Joel is now spending the Thanksgiving holiday recovering from the operation. His spokesperson, Claire Mercuri, tells People.com, "Billy Joel is doing extremely well following bilateral hip replacement." It is not known how long it will be until Joel is well enough to take to the stage again.

Before the surgery, Joel toured this year and was recently promoting the documentary film "The Last Play at Shea."

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