Christie Brinkley Pens Touching Tribute to Billy Joel's Mother

The InsiderJuly 16, 2014

Billy Joel's mother, Rosalind Nyman Joel, who inspired his song, "Rosalinda's Eyes" off his 1978 album, "52nd Street," died on Sunday at the age of 92 in New York's Long Island. But Rosalind had an impact on the lives of more than those in her immediate family. Christie Brinkley, Joel's ex-wife, took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a touching tribute to her former mother-in-law following her passing. "At sad times we look for ways to find the good to lift our spirits