Elton John – Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time))

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianist

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Wikipedia : This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianist

Official Site : At the age of three he astonished his family by sitting at the piano and playing The Skater’s Waltz by ear

@allmusic : John and Taupin were hired by Dick James to become staff songwriters at his fledgling DJM in 1968. The pair collaborated at a rapid rate, with Taupin submitting batches of lyrics — he often wrote a song an hour — every few weeks

@last.fm : 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.

@Discogs : He has more than 50 Top 40 hits including seven consecutive No. 1 U.S. albums, 59 Top 40 singles, 16 Top 10, four No. 2 hits, and nine No. 1 hits.

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Photo : Dena Flows
Audio : Your Song . Tiny Dancer . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road . Candle in the Wind . Can You Feel the Love Tonight . Crocodile Rock . Bennie and the Jets . Daniel . I’m Still Standing . Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long Long Time) .
Video : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (w/ Kiki Dee) . Shine On Through (1977) . Song For Guy (1978) . In A Soviet Restaurant (w/ Ray Cooper, 1979) . Elton’s Song (w/ Jean-Claude Petit, 1981) . Benny and the Jets (Hammersmith Odeon, 1982) . I’m Still Standing . Nikita (1985) . Candle in the Wind (1986) . I Guess Thats Why They Call It The Blues (Wembley, 1987) . Sacrifice . The One . Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (w/ George Michael) . Can You Feel the Love Tonight (Greek Theatre, 1994) . Believe (1995) . Border Song (Conan O’Brien Show, 1996) . The Show Must Go On (w/ Queen, 1997) . My Life (w/ Billy Joel, Tokyo, 1998) . Empty Garden (1999) . Grammy Performance (w/ Eminem) . Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting (Royal Opera House, 2002) . Imagine (w/ Dolly Parton, CMA, 2005) . Crocodile Rock (Basel, 2006) . Honky Cat (MSG, 2007) .

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