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19 Dec 1979, Elton John’s first US hit, ‘Your Song’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it went on to reach number eight. The Hollies had been offered the song and Three Dog Night had already recorded a version which was included on their ‘It Ain’t Easy’ album. https://youtu.be/GlPlfCy1urI Elton John – Your Song (Top […]

10 Nov 1973, Elton John started a eight week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, the singers third US No.1. The album which had the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and SilentSee More Movies, Talking Pictures, is his best selling studio album with worldwide sales of over […]

5 Oct 1973, Elton John released his seventh studio album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Under the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and Silent Movies, Talking Pictures, Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics to the album in two and a half weeks, with John composing most of the music in three days while staying… More Elton […]

2 Sept 2013, Sir Elton John won the first ever Brits Icon award, in a gala concert which marked his stage return after surgery for appendicitis.Elton was presented with the prize by his friend, singer Rod Stewart, who described him as "the second-best rock singer ever". The Icon prize had been created by the BPI, […]

24 July 1976, Elton John scored his first UK number 1 single with ‘Don't Go Breaking My Heart’ a duet with Kiki Dee. It was written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin under the pseudonym "Ann Orson" and "Carte Blanche" and was Elton's first UK No.1 after 16 Top 40 hits. John had met Dee […]

Happy birthday to Sir Elton John singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), who had the 1971 UK No.7 single 'Your Song', the 1973 US No.1 single 'Crocodile Rock' along with seven other US No.1's. hE HAD THE biggest selling single of all time in 1997 with 'Candle In The Wind 97', plus has scored over 50 […]

3rd March 1972, Elton John released 'Rocket Man' as a single, (officially titled 'Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)'. The song was inspired by the short story "The Rocket Man" in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, and echoes the theme of David Bowie's 1969 song 'Space Oddity'. Kate […]

BlabberMouth reports: Listen To OZZY OSBOURNE’s Collaboration With ELTON JOHN, ‘Ordinary Man’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/listen-to-ozzy-osbournes-collaboration-with-elton-john-ordinary-man/ Listen To OZZY OSBOURNE’s Collaboration With ELTON JOHN, ‘Ordinary Man’ Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne has set Friday, February 21 as the release date for his new "Ordinary Man" album. Marking his first […]

19th Dec 1970, Elton John’s first US hit, ‘Your Song’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it went on to reach number eight. The Hollies had been offered the song and Three Dog Night had already recorded a version which was included on their ‘It Ain’t Easy’ album. https://youtu.be/GlPlfCy1urI Elton John – Your Song (Top […]

10th Nov 1973, Elton John started a eight week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road', the singers third US No.1. The album which had the working titles of Vodka and Tonics and Silent Movies, Talking Pictures, is his best selling studio album with worldwide sales of over 15 […]


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