Elton John
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1947-03-25
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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, 25 March 1947) is an English songwriter and singer, who accompanies himself on the piano. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated ...

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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, 25 March 1947) is an English songwriter and singer, who accompanies himself on the piano. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. In his five-decade career Elton John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10, four No. 2 and nine No. 1. For 31 consecutive years (1970–2000) he had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100. His single "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle in the Wind 1997" sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is "the best-selling single of all time". He has also composed music, produced records, and has occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford Football Club from 1976 to 1987, and remains the club's president.

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Elton John Radio 2 In Concert
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Elton John Radio 2 In Concert

11 September 2013

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BBC - Newsbeat - Drake, Pharrell, Elton John revealed as Apple Beats 1 radio show hosts
Drake, Pharrell and Sir Elton John will all host shows on Beats 1, Apple's radio station, which launches on Tuesday.
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2015-06-26T10:24:46Z
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BBC News - Elton John rants at concert steward
Pop legend Sir Elton John launched a rant against the stewarding of his concert in Gloucester on Sunday.
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2015-06-08T02:19:04Z
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BBC News - Elton John rants at concert steward
8 June 2015
BBC News - Elton John likens concert steward to Hitler
Sir Elton John likens a steward to Hitler as she tries to stop crowds from surging forward during a gig.
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2015-06-08T10:27:14Z
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BBC News - Elton John likens concert steward to Hitler
8 June 2015
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