Elton John

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Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In Biopic

We’ve been wondering who would be pulling out the feather boas and rose colored glasses to take on the role of Elton John in the Rocketman biopic for a while now, and now we know. According to EW.com, Tom Hardy, best known as Batman’s grunting enemy Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has signed on to play Sir Elton.

10/24/2013

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Not Fade Away: Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ – His Ultimate Album?

To paraphrase the Ringo Starr classic, it don’t always come easy, and that was the case with Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” Elton took his team — lyricist Bernie Taupin, guitarist Davey Johnstone, bassist Dee Murray, drummer Nigel Olsson and producer Gus Dudgeon — to Jamaica to record the follow-up to two consecutive #1 albums: 1972’s “Honky Chateau” and 1973’s “Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player.”

10/07/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Elton John?

Elton John has been harshly critical of some of his more recent albums. Give the man some credit, though: unlike many of his peers, he’s put out at least one classic album since 2000 (“Songs From The West Coast”). In his spare time, he single-handedly resurrected the career of his idol (Leon Russell), and also contributed to four other Top 5 albums. This week, the bitch is back with a new album, “The Diving Board.” Let’s have a look at what he’s done for us lately.

09/27/2013

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Elton John To Honor Liberace At This Year’s Emmys

Elton John will get a chance to honor Liberace, a man with even more flamboyant fashion-sense than the “Rocket Man” himself.http://cbsloc.al/1eA8WmR

09/10/2013

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Elton John Has Appendicitis, Postpones Tour

A statement posted to the singer’s official site explained that John had called doctors in the midst of his tour through Europe, with the medical team discovering an inflamed appendix and a surrounding abscess.

07/09/2013

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Elton John Announces New Album ‘Diving Board’

Fans of Elton John who’ve been hoping for him to return to his early-’70s stripped-down format are about to get their wish. Earlier today (June 24), the legendary singer/pianist announced an official release date and track listing […]

06/24/2013

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Elton John, Bono, & Sting Raise A Cool $80 Mill At Benefit Gala

Stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? OK, so not quite stealing but big name musicians like Elton John, Sting, and Bono helped raise upwards of $80 million for the 25th anniversary of […]

05/16/2013

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Director Michael Gracey Signs On To Elton John ‘Rocketman’ Biopic

Talk of an Elton John biopic, Rocketman,  has been in the air for over a year, with Sir Elton famously stating that he would like to see Justin Timberlake as himself in the film. While the […]

03/20/2013

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What To Expect From Elton John’s New Album

Forget everything Elton John said about his long-delayed album the last time his team spoke up. Apparently he’ll change the album’s name from Voyeur back to its original title, The Diving Board, and it won’t […]

02/26/2013

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A+ For Elton John and Ed Sheeran

Elton John and Ed Sheeran went back to basics for their performance at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The British-duo performed in the round an acoustic version of Sheeran’s Grammy nominated song “The A Team” with […]

02/10/2013

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