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Elton John

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Pinner, Middlesex, England (1964 – present)

Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight in Pinner, Middlesex, England on 25 March 1947) is an immensely popular English singer, composer (mostly with lyricist Bernie Taupin) and pianist. In a career spanning five decades, Elton John has sold over 250 million records and has over fifty Top 40 hits, making him one of the most successful musicians of all time. His 1997 tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, “Candle In The Wind 1997,” remains the world’s biggest selling and fastest selling single of all time.

In 1964, Dwight and his friends formed a band called Bluesology. By day, he ran errands for a music publishing company; he divided his nights between solo gigs at a London hotel bar and working with Bluesology. By the mid-1960s, Bluesology was backing touring American soul and R&B musicians like The Isley Brothers, Major Lance, Billy Stewart, Doris Troy and Patti LaBelle and The Bluebelles. In 1966, the band became musician Long John Baldry’s supporting band and played 16 times at The Marquee Club.

John was one of the dominant commercial forces in the rock world during the 1970s, with a string of seven consecutive #1 records on the U.S. album charts, twenty-three Top 40 singles, sixty Top 10 hits, and six #1 hits. His success had a profound impact on popular music, and contributed to the continued popularity of the piano in rock and roll.

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  • O2431

    the Crack dealer with the corners covered ahh.

    4 Dec 12:25am Reply
  • O2431

    the a.p.p. ummity one with Alex "da" the Stewart uhm muti-billion-aires and multi-millions that follow took interest "they tickled the phones-you know what that means" ahh. now where was I 23 on the tina,ok!,Moses don't tell anyone your scam *hott! black Coffee on competition*

    4 Dec 12:23am Reply
  • Blacknuz

    Sleeping with the Past sure is a masterpiece. Might be his best from the '80s.

    2 Dec 7:17am Reply
  • viathin12

    I have to say with all of his albums I have to say the one that I have enjoyed from the day it first came out is sleeping with the past every song from that album just seems to flow smoothly right into the next one and can be very feet moving lol

    15 Nov 6:07am Reply
  • corpsetastic

    HOLD MEH CLOZUR TAHNEH DAYANZERRRR. This guy, Taupin too obv, he has such a goddamn beautiful tapestry of work, every album I check out is a wonderful treasure.

    13 Nov 1:16am Reply
  • Atreyuvich

    Can You Feel the Love Tonight

    10 Nov 9:42pm Reply
  • surferpip3

    still when i see him i think he looks wrong and should look like Matt King from star stories lol (i bet that just me though )

    9 Nov 5:34pm Reply
  • surferpip3

    I'm in love with his music and Bernie Taupin lyrics even the stuff he did with tim rice and all the musicals he done what a true true musical genius

    9 Nov 2:57pm Reply
  • dudu_rocknroll

    Ele foi o primeiro músico estrangeiro que eu ouvi, juntamente com Bee Gees e ABBA! Elton sem palavras te amo muito! <3

    8 Nov 2:12pm Reply
  • eryk_widawski

    Koncert Eltona John'a z Kraków Areny będzie transmitowany na żywo tutaj: http://xbf.lt/eltonjohn

    5 Nov 7:50am Reply
  • Diegox1012

    First Episode at Hienton ♥

    25 Oct 5:54pm Reply
  • CoffeeCharlie

    Love Elton. :)

    5 Oct 5:41pm Reply
  • zecchin19

    5 Oct 3:27pm Reply
  • Lorelei_94

    Can You Feel the Love Tonight ♥

    30 Sep 8:43pm Reply
  • AvrilsRockstar

    Something About The Way You Look Tonight . ♥

    27 Sep 10:45pm Reply
  • Blacknuz

    Sixty Years On ♥

    24 Sep 4:21am Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    I'm Still Standing ♥

    14 Sep 12:23am Reply
  • LinVia9

    sorry seems to be the hardest word f.t Blue & Don't go breaking my heart , Candle in the wind , Are you ready for love

    19 Aug 10:32am Reply
  • WildVegas

    Bennie and the jets ♥

    27 Jul 3:08pm Reply
  • MarkLionel

    Someone Saved My Life Tonight

    24 Jul 4:32pm Reply
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