Happy Birthday Sir 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

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

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) .

TOP 10

Elton John Top 10 :

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) .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on October 19, 2010 , The Union is a collaboration album by Elton John (his thirtieth) and Leon Russell. >>

Elton John‘s ‘Caribou’ is his eighth album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on June 28, 1974 by MCA Records. >>

Elton John‘s ‘The One’ is his twenty-third studio album recorded in Paris, produced by Chris Thomas and released on June 1992, 22 by Rocket / MCA >>

Elton John‘s ’21 at 33’ is his fourteenth studio album released on May 13, 1980 by MCA / Rocket. >>

Elton John ‘s ‘Madman Across the Water’ is his fourth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on November 5 , 1971 by DJM / Uni Records. >>

Elton John‘s ‘Empty Sky’ is his debut studio album produced by Steve Brown and released on June 6, 1969 by DJM. >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Too Low for Zero’ is his seventeenth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on May 30, 1983 by Geffen / Rocket >>

Elton John‘s ‘Honky Château’ feat. ‘Rocket Man’ is his fifth studio album recorded in France and released on May 19, 1972 by UNI / DJM. >>

Elton John‘ (1970) is his second album (including the hit ‘Your Song’), released on April 10, 1970. >>

Jump Up! by Elton John is his sixteenth album, released on April 9, 1982 >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ is his third studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 30, 1970 by DJM / Uni >>

Elton John‘ s ‘A Single Man’ is his twelfth official album (the first without lyricist Bernie Taupin) released on October 16, 1978 by Rocket / MCA. >>

Rod Stewart ‘s ‘Smiler’ is his fifth solo album featuring a duet with Elton John and released on October 4, 1974 by Mercury Records. >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’ feat. ‘Crocodile Rock’ & ‘Daniel’ is his sixth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on January 26, 1973 by DJM Records >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Blue Moves’ feat. ‘Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word’ is his eleventh studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 22, 1976 by DRocket / MCA. >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Rock of the Westies’, is a studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 24 1975 by DJM Records/ MCA >>

Elton John ‘s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ feat. ‘Candle in the Wind’, ‘Bennie and the Jets’, etc. is his seventh studio album recorded at the Château d’Hérouville in France and released on October 5, 1973 by MCA / DJM. >>

Elton John‘ s ‘Breaking Hearts’ feat. Sad Songs is his eighteenth studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on June 18, 1984 by Geffen / Rocket >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1997] Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Carl Perkins, Elton John, Sting and Paul McCartney areat Royal Albert Hall, London for a charity concert in favor of Montserrat, a Caribbean island devastated by a volcano. >> 112 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Joe Cocker, Leonard Cohen, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Mark Knopfler, Elton John, Eric Clapton will be present for the yearly Prince‘s Trust Rock Concert at Royal Albert Hall in London >> 39 MINUTES >>

[1974] is Thanksgiving night at Madison Square Garden in New York City with Elton John. The rumour says that John Lennon might show up. We’ll see. >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2001] James Taylor, Elton John, Wynonna Judd, Bryan Adams, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Krall & Richard Thompson are gathered to pay tribute to Joni Mitchell at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City >> 93 MINUTES >>

[2002] Elton John performs along with a 90-piece orchestra, a five-piece electric band and a choir at The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London >> 64 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1970] the guests on American NBC variety show The Andy Williams Show are Lorne Greene, Ray Charles, Mama Cass Elliot and a young British artist named Elton John . >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Elton John sits in with Eric Clapton Band – that is Eric Clapton (g,voc), Mark Knopfler (g,voc), Alan Clark (kb), Nathan East (b, voc), Steve Ferrone (d), Ray Cooper (p), Tracy Ackerman and Tessa Niles (bk voc) – at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan >> 83 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] Elton John will go on stage 3pm with Dee Murray (b), James Newton Howard (kb), Nigel Olsson (d), Tim Renwick (g) & Richie Zito (g) at Central Park in New York City >> 96 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] Extreme, Def Leppard, Spinal Tap, Guns N’ Roses, Joe Elliot, Zucchero, Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield, Robert Plant, Paul Young, Seal, Lisa Stansfield, Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John. They all will join the remaining members of Queen to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium in London >> 128 MINUTES >>

[1990] Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young , Elton John, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Guns N’ Roses , etc more than 30 artists participate in Farm Aid 1990 held at Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis, IN >> 243 MINUTES >>

[1982] it is the last of the sixteenth ‘Jump Up Tour’ concerts that Elton John has played at Hammersmith Odeon in London >> 59 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Elton John plus many other artists will all perform at BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park in London >> 94 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Elton John will be at the Waldorf Astoria in New York to induct Leon Russell at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] Elton John will sing all his classics at Jockey Club in São Paulo, Brazil >> 137 MINUTES on RVM >>

Elton John, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Level 42, Phil Collins, Ringo Starr, Alison Moyet and more attend the The Prince‘s Trust Rock Gala at Wembley Arena in London >> 86 MINUTES >>

[2010] British legend Elton John headlines at Rock in Rio Lisboa IV in Lisbon, Portugal >> 115 MINUTES >>

[2000] you do not want to miss Elton John playing the music from The Road to El Dorado The Today Show on NBC >> 5 MINUTES >>

[2008] Elton John sings and plays piano at Colegio de las Vizcaínas in Mexico City >> 12 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2016] Elton John performs with the London cast of The Lion King at the Old Vic Theater in London >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1990] you do not want to miss Elton John, taped back in May at Chelsea Studios in New-York for Unplugged on MTV >> 40 MINUTES on RVM

[2000] you do not want to miss Elton John singing the theme from Road to El Dorado The Rosie O’Donnell Show on NBC >> 4 MINUTES >>

[2012] Sarah McLachlan, Earth Wind & Fire and Elton John will attend (among others) the Yamaha 125th Anniversary concert at Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, California >> 47 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2006] Elton John performs at AVO Session in Basel, Switzerland >> 115 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Elton John closes out the 2015 Royal Variety Show by playing Looking Up and Tiny Dancer. >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Elton John and Rod Stewart share the bill at Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil >> 20 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] you do not want to miss Elton John at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ on ABC >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1997] Elton John‘s The Big Picture Tour stops in Nashville >> 126 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1992] Nirvana, Elton John, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Michael Jackson, En Vogue, Eric Clapton, Guns N’ Roses and more. , they all take part in the MTV Video Music Awards hosted by Dana Carvey at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles >> 72 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1985] Live Aid Concert is happening in both London and Philadelphia. Sade, David Bowie,Sting, Phil Collins, George Michael, Elton John and too many artists to name. If you cannot go, do like 2 billion other people around the world, watch it on television. >> 23 MINUTES >>

[1999] Elton John and his band are In Las Vegas >> 69 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Elton John‘s All the Hits Tour stops at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia >> 4 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1996] you do not want to miss Elton John promoting his new CD Love Songs at The Rosie O’Donnell Show on a television channel near you >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] you do not want to miss Elton John performing his 70s hit ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2006] Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Christina Aguilera, The Black Eyed Peas, Nelly Furtado and many more. They all participate in Fashion Rocks hosted by Elton John (the proceeds will go to his AIDS Foundation) at Radio City Music Hall in New-York City >> 44 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Elton John and band play at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco >> 123 MINUTES on RVM

[1995] Elton John‘s Made in England Tour stops for three nights at Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia >> 25 MINUTES >>

[2010] you do not want to miss Elton John & Leon Russell promoting their album The Union at Late Show with David Letterman on CBS >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2001] you do not want to miss Elton John presenting his new CD at Late Show with David Letterman on CBS >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Rod Stewart and Elton John share the bill at Cidade do Rock, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1997] you do not want to miss Elton John live from New Orleansat Storytellers on VH1 >> 77 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Elton John and his Band will be on stage at Minsk Arena in Minsk, Belarus >> 58 MINUTES >>

[2005] before the fireworks, Elton John will close with a concert, an HIV/AIDS awareness fund raising event held in Philadelphia, >> 45 MINUTES >>

READ

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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