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Elton John doc ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ lands at Disney

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Company. Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ said Wednesday that the film, entitled "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances and the Years that Made his Legend," will serve as the definitive and official feature on John's life and career. Including unseen archival footage, new interviews and […]

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Lady Gaga among co-hosts for Elton John’s Oscar party

LOS ANGLEES (AP) — Lady Gaga, Billy Porter and "Will & Grace" star Eric McCormack will join Elton John to co-host the superstar's charity Oscar watch party. It is the 30th year the singer has hosted a viewing party to raise money for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. This year's event marks a return to an in-person gathering after last year's party was held online due to the pandemic. The […]

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It’s Elton John’s birthday and he’s got rare music for fans

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is celebrating his 74th birthday TODAY — and he's sending fans a very rare present. Six deep cuts have been made available on streaming and digital formats for the first time, including the tune "Scarecrow," which began John's legendary songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin in 1967. The other songs are: "Holiday Inn," "Keep It a Mystery," "Smokestack Children," "Two of a Kind" and "Conquer […]

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Elton John

Born in Pinner, Middlesex, on March 25, 1947, Reg signalled his intentions early on in life, winning a scholarship to the prestigious Royal Academy of Music aged 11. Until he hooked up with lyricist Bernie Taupin, with whom he had some of the biggest hits of his career. Elton had a plethora of jobs: he ran errands for a London publishing house, played piano in a hotel, and re-recorded cover […]

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Music stars slam UK’s ‘shameful’ failure on EU touring rules

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of U.K. music stars including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and conductor Simon Rattle say musicians have been "shamefully failed" by the British government, which has left them facing post-Brexit restrictions on touring in the European Union. In a letter published Wednesday in the Times of London, more than 100 musicians including Sting, Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and Roger Daltrey of The Who, said the new U.K.-EU […]

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