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Elton John Reveals New Album Cover

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The last time Elton John released an album, it was a collaborative work with pianist, singer-songwriter and musical hero Leon Russell. It got great reviews and was hailed as a creative comeback for John, whose records have been hit-and-miss since his peak commercial days.

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Heart’s Nancy Wilson Sings Elton John for Her Sister Ann’s Birthday

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Heart fans in attendance at the band's June 18 Tampa gig were given a surprise treat -- along with band member Ann Wilson, who received a birthday serenade from her sister Nancy.

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Elton John’s Stage Wardrobe Called ‘Gay Propaganda’ by Russian Protestors

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For a lot of Elton John fans, his garish stage costumes are part of his charm -- but one Russian organization is hoping to pressure him into toning down his wardrobe during his upcoming visit to their country.

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Top 10 Bernie Taupin Lyrics

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Although lyricist Bernie Taupin has collaborated with other musicians, it shouldn't be a shock that the Top 10 Bernie Taupin Lyrics all come from Elton John songs. The John/Taupin partnership has been going strong for more

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Elton John Lyricist Bernie Taupin Arrested for DUI

Elton John and Bernie Taupin
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Bernie Taupin, Elton John's longtime songwriting partner and the lyricist for the vast majority of John's hits, was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of driving under the influence. Through his lawyer, Taupin has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

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Elton John, Paul Simon + More Raise $80 Million at Benefit

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Elton John and Paul Simon were among the stars who helped raise more than $80 million at a benefit held Monday night (May 13) in New York City. Bono and Sting also were on hand at the 25th anniversary Robin Hood Foundation gala at Jacob Javits Center.

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John Lennon – Secret Guests in Rock Songs

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If you're going to attempt to cover a Beatles song you better have an ace up your sleeve, and that's just what Elton John had in the form of backup singer Dr. Winston O'Boogie.

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Elton John to Queens of the Stone Age: ‘The Only Thing Missing From Your Band Is an Actual Queen’

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Earlier this year Dave Grohl revealed that Elton John would join his band Queens of the Stone Age on a song when the rock album hit stores later this year. Frontman Josh Homme had a chance to explain how that collaboration came about during a recent interview.

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Derek Watkins, Trumpet Player for the Beatles, Eric Clapton, James Bond + More, Dead at 68

Derek Watkins
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If you've seen any of the 23 James Bond movies, you're familiar with British trumpet player Derek Watkins. The session player also sat in with Eric Clapton, the Beatles, Elton John and more during a nearly 50-year career. Watkins died on Friday (March 22) after a two year battle with cancer.

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Top 10 Elton John Songs

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He’s the Rocket Man. Captain Fantastic. Reginald Dwight. But you know him best as Sir Elton Hercules John, and his songs are some of the best in classic rock history.

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