Elton John
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1947-03-25
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Elton John

Elton John Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Elton Hercules John CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums. John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the United States, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10 singles, four of which reached number two and nine of which reached number one. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002, and is an honorary Life President of the club.

Raised in the Pinner area of London, John learned to play piano at an early age, and by 1962 had formed Bluesology. He met his longtime musical partner Taupin in 1967, after they both answered an advert for songwriters. For two years they wrote songs for artists including Lulu, and John worked as a session musician for artists including the Hollies and the Scaffold. In 1969 John's debut album, Empty Sky, was released. In 1970 his first hit single, "Your Song", from his second album, Elton John, reached the top ten in the UK and the US. John has also had success in musical films and theatre, composing for The Lion King and its stage adaptation, Aida, and Billy Elliot the Musical.

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Elton John Performances & Interviews


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Rocket Man
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Rocket Man
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Daniel
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Daniel
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Are You Ready for Love
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Are You Ready for Love
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(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again
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(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again
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I'm Still Standing
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I'm Still Standing
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I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
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I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
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That's What Friends Are For (feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder)
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That's What Friends Are For (feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder)
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Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
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Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
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Made In England
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Made In England
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Tiny Dancer
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Tiny Dancer
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Something About The Way You Look Tonight
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Something About The Way You Look Tonight
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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Can You Feel The Love Tonight
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Can You Feel The Love Tonight
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Someone Saved My Life Tonight
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Someone Saved My Life Tonight
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Sacrifice
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Sacrifice
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Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016
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Hyde Park
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2016
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016

Hyde Park
Radio 2 In Concert: Elton John
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London
2013-09-11T12:04:49
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Sep
2013
Radio 2 In Concert: Elton John

Radio 2 In Concert: Elton John

London

Latest Elton John News

    BBC News - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were the star guests at the Lion King premiere
    The Lion King stars meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the film's European premiere.
    BBC News - Meet Rita - Hard Rock Cafe London's longest-serving waitress
    Rita Gilligan MBE has served in the original Hard Rock Cafe London since day one - 14 June 1971.
    BBC News - Sir Elton John calls Vladimir Putin's gay rights claims 'hypocrisy'
    The singer writes an open letter to Russia's leader after he claimed he has "no problems" with gay people.
    BBC News - Climate change: May urges G20 to follow UK lead on CO2
    World leaders reaffirm their commitment to tackling climate change after Theresa May urged them to do more.
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