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Billy Joel Welcomes Third Child at 68

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The piano man is now the father to his third uptown girl!

Billy Joel and wife his Alexis Roderick - who had only announced they were expecting earlier this month - have welcomed their second daughter, Remy Anne into the world.

A statement from Joel's website reveals the new bundle of joy was born on Oct. 22 at 7:52 p.m. weighing 7lbs, 3 oz at New York University Hospital.

"Alexis and Remy are doing well and everyone is thrilled," the statement adds.

Joel, 68, married Roderick, 35, in July 2015 at his Long Island Estate after nearly five years of dating.

They are the parents of two-year-old daughter Della Rose. Joel told the Belfast Telegraph he hopes Remy will take after her sleeping habits.

"This one is pretty good. She sleeps through the night. I hope the next one will."

The famed musician is also the father to 31-year-old Alexa Ray with his ex-wife Christie Brinkley. Along with her father, Alexa was present in the delivery room during the birth.

With a nearly 30-year age gap between his two oldest daughters, Joel has become accustomed to the nearly sleepless nights and early morning wake up calls.

In a September interview, he told Harry Connick Jr., the routine ritual in which Della gets him out of bed: "She comes in every morning and throws my shorts on the bed and says "˜Get out of bed, Daddy.'"

Joel recently announced he would be extending his residency at the Madison Square Garden into 2018, where his first show of the new year is scheduled to take place on Jan. 11.

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