It's rare that a live album captures not only a remarkable performance, but a pivotal moment in the life and career of an artist. The 1987 release 'Elton John Live In Australia With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra,' which turns 25 this month, documents some amazing music as well as a legendary night when Elton stared down the destruction of his voice and career, and won.
Elton John's concert in the English seaside resort town of Blackpool was cut short yesterday (June 16) due to safety concerns. Two hours into his concert at the Blackpool Tower Headland -- the first ever at the new outdoor arena -- he was informed by police that the strong winds could pose a threat to the stage. The audience evacuated and no one was hurt.
If it weren't for the date on the poster itself, it might be hard to designate exactly when this Elton John concert poster was created.
The rimmed glasses and the psychedelic mirror image definitely take you back to John's '70s heyday, and the greenish backdrop and lightning bolt earring also harken back to an era long past.
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Much of England is bracing for a major bash this week as the 'Queen's Jubilee' will take place, celebrating 60 years of rule for Queen Elizabeth.
Despite a busy schedule of writing, touring and philanthropy, Elton John seems to be enjoying his newfound status as a father. On Christmas Day 2010, he and longtime partner David Furnish became parents to a boy, Zachary, through a surrogate mother. Now, John is interested in adopting a second child, according to a new interview.
Earlier this week, Elton John was hospitalized for a serious respiratory infection that caused him to cancel four performances of his 'Million Dollar Piano' show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. However, a spokesperson has said that the 65-year old singer is on the road to recovery.