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Liberty DeVitto

Born Aug 8, 1950

Liberty DeVitto is an American rock drummer. He is best known as the drummer for Billy Joel, but has also played with the NYC Hit Squad and has been a session drummer on recordings of other artists.

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1950 Birth Born on August 8, 1950.


1964 13 Years Old DeVitto was born in New York City of Italian ancestry where his father was a police officer at the New York Police Department. He taught himself to play the drums after seeing The Beatles on their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 1964. … Read More


1974 23 Years Old In 1974, he was living in Los Angeles and had already released Piano Man and Streetlife Serenade. … Read More
1976 25 Years Old Up to that point, he had the longest running tenure in Joel's band, starting with the recording of 1976's Turnstiles. … Read More


2006 55 Years Old After working with Billy Joel for 30 years, DeVitto was discharged from drumming duties for the 2006 Billy Joel tour for an unknown reason.
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