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 as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums. 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, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the United States, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10 singles, four which reached number two and nine 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 composed music, produced records, and has occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987, and 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary Life President of the club, and in 2014 had a stand named after him at the club's home stadium.

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Elton John Performances & Interviews


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(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again
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(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Made In England
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Made In England
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I'm Still Standing
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I'm Still Standing
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Island Girl
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Island Girl
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Restless
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Restless
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Healing Hands
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Healing Hands
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Can You Feel the Love Tonight (instrumental)
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Can You Feel the Love Tonight (instrumental)
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Pinball Wizard
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Pinball Wizard
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Rocket Man
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Rocket Man
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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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True Love
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True Love
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Are You Ready for Love
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Are You Ready for Love
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Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
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Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
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Crocodile Rock
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Crocodile Rock
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Candle In The Wind
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Candle In The Wind
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Sad Songs (Say So Much)
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Sad Songs (Say So Much)
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Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
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Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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Philadelphia Freedom
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Philadelphia Freedom
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Your Song
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Your Song
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Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
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Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
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Sacrifice
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Sacrifice
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Daniel
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Daniel
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Upcoming Events

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2019
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First Central County Ground, Brighton, UK
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Jun
2019
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Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, UK

Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2016
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Hyde Park
2016-09-11T12:01:42
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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
2013-09-11T12:01:42
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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 - Rocketman premiere 'emotional' for Elton John
    Sir Elton John tells the BBC about what it was like to watch his life played out on the big screen.
    BBC News - Rocketman Taron Egerton's 'heart is in Aberystwyth'
    Actor Taron Egerton says the town where he spent his childhood is the "centre of my universe".
    BBC Sport - Archive: What the world looked like when Watford were last in FA Cup final
    Watch highlights from the last time Watford were in an FA Cup final, in 1984, featuring Elton John, Graham Taylor and the old Wembley Stadium.
    BBC News - Ed Sheeran tops Adele as Stormzy joins Sunday Times Rich List
    The pair are youthful exceptions in a veteran-heavy list, topped by composer Lord Lloyd-Webber.
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