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Songwriter Night Tonight

Tonight is a big night in music.  While most of us are used to the Grammy Awards, or the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and such, we may forget that there is more to that.  Tonight, […]

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New Elton John Album Renamed – But Not Delayed – As He Heads Back Into The Studio

Elton John‘s upcoming album, which makes our list of 2013’s most-anticipated music, is still expected out in late May, but under a new name and with revised material. According to a post on John songwriting […]


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Elton John Postpones “Diving Board” LP To Give It “Tighter Identity”

Elton John had his 30th solo album wrapped up and ready to go last spring. In fact, he was so confident that he released an 10-song tracklist for Diving Board in anticipation of its deliverance. But with the release date being delayed until 2013 for promotional reasons, the extra time to sit and speculate the finished product has given Sir Elton second thoughts.


It’s Elton’s Turn To Write

Usually, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bernie Taupin[/lastfm] writes the lyrics and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] takes care of the music.  This time, Elton will pen the words…to a new book.  In it, he plans to “break down social barriers and to […]


Frank Sinatra Did Elton John?

There was a feature on Sesame Street called “One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other.”  You probably remember the song.  It comes to mind when [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Frank Sinatra[/lastfm] are […]


Elton and Taupin’s Tune Rocket Man Tops In ’72

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm]’s Honky Chateau was a Top 10 album during the summer of ’72, and Rocket Man was in the top 6 on this date that year.  you’ll hear it on this evening’s Top […]


Elton John – the story behind ‘Daniel’

Backstory – Top 5 @ 5 – 6/10/10 [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm]’s co-writer [lastfm]Bernie Taupin[/lastfm] swears it was NOT a song about gay rights.