Saturday, September 26, 2015

Listen to Skyline Pigeon Live at Rock in Rio

Elton Delivers 25 Millionth Open Hand Meal

Sir Elton John and his crisp band delighted Music Midtown fans with a 21-song set list on Friday night.

Meet Elton the Fish

53 year old Paul Storey was feeding majestic ghost carp in a pond at Burnby Hall Gardens near Pocklington, East Yorkshire in England the other day, and lo and behold, one carp swims up to him who is the spitting image of Elton John circa the 1970s in full performance regalia.

Putin Calls Elton for Real

Putin's call came just a week after a pair of Russian comedians tricked John, 68, into thinking he was talking to Putin on the phone in a stunt that the entertainer laughed off, while saying he hoped it would highlight discrimination against gay people.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Russian Pranksters Make Fake Call to Elton

Sir Elton John may have been the victim of a prank with the fake Putin phone call but he’s brushed it off by drawing attention to the victims of homophobic abuse.

Interview with Clive Franks - Elton's Sound Engineer

Elton John first came to New Zealand in October 1971 at Western Springs. His second visit was February 1974 - then of course numerous times after that. He's played in Taranaki, Dunedin and Wellington, to name just a few and will be returning in November to perform at the Wellington stadium.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Sam Smith wants to Duet with Elton

The Daily Star reports that Sam and Elton spoke about working together when they met up at GQ’s Men of the Year Awards recently.

Did Elton Recieve a Hoax Call from Putin?

This past weekend, the BBC ran an interview with Elton John where the singer revealed that he was angling for tea time showdown talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss LGBT rights in the country.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Elton's YES2015 Speech

American Epic Sessions Coming to London Film Fest

Stephen Stills are among the many artists featured in The American Epic Sessions, a documentary that takes a look at the birth of recorded American music that will get its world premiere on October 10 at the 59th edition of the U.K.’s BFI London Film Festival.

Readers Poll: Top 10 Elton Deep Cuts

Elton John has a ton of hits, and he's made a very nice living out of playing them again and again to adoring throngs of fans all across the globe.

Mayor of Venice Argues with Elton

The mayor responds to the British singer calling him "boorishly bigoted" after the singer attacked the decision to remove books about same-sex parents.

Species of Shrimp Named After Elton

Elton John now has a species of shrimp named after him, thanks to a professor at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.

New Tin Pan Alley Book Out Soon

From Tin Pan Alley To The Yellow Brick Road is author Keith Hayward’s sequel to the critically acclaimed Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John.

Bruce Springsteen & Elton Appear on New Tower Records Documentary Trailer

All Things Must Pass is a new documentary about how Tower Records became a billion-dollar company in 1999 before the changing face of the music business led it to file for bankruptcy just seven years later. You can watch the trailer for the film, featuring interview clips with Bruce Springsteen and Elton John, now on YouTube.

Elton Lauds Keegan Hirst, Angry Over Transgender Treatment

Out British singer Elton John has congratulated Keegan Hirst on his coming out.

Elton Makes Peace with D&G

Sir Elton John says he has forgiven Dolce and Gabbana for their comments about IVF children and is looking forward to wearing their clothes again.

Elton to Perform Private Oracle Event at Treasure Island, CA

See and hear Elton John and Beck perform live on Treasure Island at the Oracle Appreciation Event. While listening to the music, enjoy the 360-degree views of the San Francisco and Oakland skylines, Marin and Silicon Valley, and nearby Alcatraz and Angel Islands.

KC and The Sunshine Band Performing at An Enduring Vision

On Monday, November 2, 2015, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 14th annual An Enduring Vision Benefit Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Presenting Sponsors are American Airlines, Robert K. Kraft, The Lauder Foundation-Leonard & Judy Lauder Fund, Mylan, Pablo and Nathalie Salame, Sands Bethlehem, and Wells Fargo.

EJAF Launches Crystal Collection with Lalique

We are thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with Lalique, one of the world’s best-known manufacturers of crystal, and with Paddle8, the premier online auction house, to create ELTON JOHN MUSIC IS LOVE FOR LALIQUE, a collection of seven exceptional crystal sculptures, four of which will be auctioned and sold to raise critical funds to fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Elton Adds 2nd Concert in Sydney at The Hordern Pavilion

Elton and the band will play the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday, December 17.

Tiny Dancer Used in Insurance Advert

John Lewis, the UK department store known for its high-quality and heartwarming television adverts, has just launched one featuring Elton’s classic song, Tiny Dancer.