Billy Joel Plays 'New York State of Mind' With College Freshman

Michael Pollack, a Vanderbilt University freshman at the time, got the thrill of a lifetime in January of 2013 when he managed to get onstage with Billy Joel to perform "New York State of Mind" with the legendary singer. "My favorite song of yours is 'New York State of Mind," he said from the audience. "I was very fortunate to play with Richie Cannata [Joel's saxophone player] many times in New York City and I was wondering if I could play it with you.” Joel didn't even hesitate, instantly saying "okay." Check it out below!