Here goes the thread starter (and feel free to explain why you feel the way you feel):
Agree with some of your comments Demon on Pete,personally I think the man is almost God like.
Now Billy Joel,good songwriter and piano player,lengthy career,in the annals of Rock history the man would be given a couple of pages,so for that he scrapes in as an Elder Statesman.
J F K. (I think I already KNOW the answer to this one.)
Though not an expert in this music genre, would tend to say more: elder statesman. Too much impact on music so far, even without newer releases, to make me credibly label him as a "has been".
So I'd say, in brief: elderly statesman, but by a margin/"landslide victory".
OK. Moving on to the next:
From what I know of him, (I'm a Brit) "in your face, offensive comic" who was very popular a few years ago,strong New York (is it Brooklyn? accent) thinks he's a tough guy,(I'd meet him on the cobbles)probably middle class pretending to be working class.TOTAL FAKE.
Pleased to say HAS BEEN.