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Billy Joel, my sister and me

Billy Joel, my sister and me

Mine is a story about a love of music. About 45s and 8-tracks and FM radio -- and sisters. And about a fellow named Billy Joel, performing at M&T Bank Stadium Saturday night. I was the younger of two girls, arriving nine years after my sister, Vicki. I was born in the summer of 1970 into a family of music lovers. Vick was a walking pop-and-rock-music encyclopedia, a human jukebox. Growing up in the ‘70s in Owings Mills with our single mom, Vick and I shared a tiny bedroom. It was there that we connected over tunes old and new (and our other love, the Orioles, especially third baseman Doug DeCinces). Vick and I were as different as day and night. She was confident, fearless,...

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