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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

Tracklist :

1 . Your Song (BBC, 1970)

2 . Levon (BBC, 11971)

3 . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972)

4 . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973)

5 . Daniel (Watford, 1974)

6 . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975)

7 . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/ Kiki Dee)

8 . Shine On Through (1977)

9 . Song For Guy (1978)

10 . In A Soviet Restaurant (w/ Ray Cooper, 1979)

11 . Elton's Song (w/ Jean-Claude Petit, 1981)

12 . I'm Still Standing

13 . Nikita (1985)

14 . Candle in the Wind (1986)

15 . I Guess Thats Why They Call It The Blues (Wembley, 1987)

16 . Sacrifice

17 . The One

18 . Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (w/ George Michael)

19 . Can

This week In One-Off Collaborations 11/52

Lenny Kravitz, Buckwheat Zydeco & Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Tom Jones & Jeff Beck, Bon Jovi & Kid Rock, Sarah McLachlan & Melissa Etheridge, Ann Hampton Callaway & Liza Minnelli, Stevie Nicks & Dave Grohl, Carly Simon & James Taylor, Grace Jones & Iggy Pop, Rihanna & Maroon 5, Britney Spears & Will.I.Am, Eric Clapton & Billy Preston, Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Singing With Sheryl Crow

Grace Potter, Kid Rock, Vince Gill, Pat Benatar , Lukas Nelson, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Chris Stapleton, Brandon Flowers, Tony Bennett, Smokey Robinson, Ben Harper, Kacey Musgraves

Singing (and Playing) Led Zeppelin

Razer, Slash, Alpha Blondy, Karen O, Temple Of The Dog, Alabama Shakes, Alice in Chains, Heart, Steve Vai, Zepparella, Dave Grohl, Warren Haynes, Foo Fighters, Kid Rock, Tori Amos

This week In One-Off Collaborations 36/52

Michael Buble & Blake Shelton, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, Clarence Gatemouth Brown & Canned Heat, Branford Marsalis & Grateful Dead, Elvin Bishop & Jim McCarty, Carl Perkins & George Harrison, Rihanna & Elton John, Michael Jackson & Slash, Aerosmith, Run Dmc & Kid Rock, AC/DC & Axl Rose, David Bowie & Arcade Fire, Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 30/52

Macy Gray, Terence Trent D'Arby / Sananda Maitreya, Jamiroquai, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, Ice Cube, Kid Rock, Metallica, Limp Bizkit, The Smashing Pumpkins, Morrissey

Happy Birthday Lenny Kravitz. ‘American Showman’

This day (May 26, 1964), in Manhattan, New York, is born Leonard Albert Kravitz better known as Lenny Kravitz, American singer & songwriter

Tracklist :

1 . Let Love Rule

2 . Be

3 . Freedom Train (Roskilde Festival, 1990)

4 . It ain’t over til its over (Peters Popshow, 1991)

5 . Are you gonna go my way (Pinkpop, 1993)

6 . Rock And Roll is Dead (1995)

7 . Mr. Cab Driver

8 . w/ Vanessa Paradis - Silver and Gold (1996)

9 . Can’t Get You Off My Mind

10 . Fly Away (Chris Rock Show, 1998)

11 . Yesterday Is Gone (My Dear Kay)

12 . Lady (Jay Leno Show, 2004)

13 . Tunnel Vision (Rock In Rio, 2005)

14 . I´ll be waiting (unplugged New York, 2007)

15 . Bring It On (2008)

16 . Thinking Of You (Tribute To Mother Roxie Roker, 2010)

17 . Stand

18 . Whole Lotta Love (35th Kennedy Center Honors, 2012)

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