'American Restoration' With Billy Joel and Jason Mraz

Musicians bring sentimental items to the show's fix-it man
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A close-up look at the British 1967 BSA A50 Royal Star body before it goes through Rick Dale’s rigorous restoration process. This bike is the exact model of the first motorcycle Billy Joel ever rode.

Rick Dale of the History Channel's American Restoration recently got the chance to restore some sentimental items for some of the music world’s most recognizable artists. In a one-hour special set for Tuesday, May 28th, Rick meets with Billy Joel to restore a favorite motorcycle that the piano man’s had in his possession for quite some time. Rolling Stone has some exclusive photos and quotes in advance of the special.

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