Billy Joel knows a thing or two about songwriting - and he's convinced that Taylor Swift belongs in some pretty elite company.
The Piano Man told USA Today that Swift was "like that generation's Beatles", adding "She knows music".
The 72-year-old also had high praise for Adele, calling her "a Streisand throwback".
Joel will return to Madison Square Garden on Friday to resume his monthly residency, and has a new box set, The Vinyl Collection Vol. 1, out this week.
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