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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.