The title character in the music video was played by Christie Brinkley, whom Joel married two years later. Different versions of the music video opening were produced, in which an auto mechanic is watching the end of Joel's previous hit "Tell Her About It" on a small TV. Then, depending on the version, the next image on the TV is either a blank screen or the logo of the network or TV show the video was on.
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Joel has said that the song was inspired by the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. See more