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Duration: 59 minutes

Documentary exploring Elton John's childhood, apprenticeship in the British music business, sudden stardom in the US at the dawn of the 70s, and his musical heyday. Plus, the backstory to the album reuniting him with Leon Russell, his American mentor. Features extensive exclusive interviews with Elton, plus colleagues and collaborators including Bernie Taupin, Leon Russell and others.

Last on

Mon 7 Oct 2013 01:00 BBC Four

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45 items

Credits

Participant
Elton John
Producer
Andrew Dunn
Executive Producer
Mark Cooper

Broadcasts

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