billy joel gi Billy Joel recovering from hip replacement surgeryBilly Joel won’t be heading uptown to see his girl for a little while.

]]>tells People. Joel toured earlier this year, but he’s been slowed by the condition in his hips — he’s been walking with a cane in recent weeks — and opted to have them both replaced in one operation. There’s no word yet on when he’ll be able to perform again. We wish him a smooth recovery.