In Search of America: 50 Very Diverse Rock Songs About the U.S.
What’s more American than rock ‘n’ roll? Rock ‘n’ roll songs about America, that’s what.
Is ‘Victim of Love’ Elton John’s Worst Album?
It may not be as instantly quotable as Greil Marcus reviewing Bob Dylan’s New Morning (“What is this shit?”) but Lester Bangs’ take on Elton John’s Victim of Love in 1979 packs a similar punch:
Yes, Elton John’s Stepfather Really Was That Great
Fred "Derf" Farebrother later served as the singer-songwriter's band chauffeur and sometime roadie.
How Elton John Conjured Up His Past With ‘Crocodile Rock’
Sardonic, sincere, outlandish and tuneful—that was Elton John in the '70s, and that was “Crocodile Rock.”
‘Bennie and the Jets': The Elton John Song That Made Axl Rose Want to Rock
Classic 1973 song was inspired by the era and ended up as inspiration for future artists.
The Story Behind Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Rocket Man" while driving. It was all uphill from there.
The Best Song From Every Elton John Album
Even his weakest albums remind us of what a way he has with a melody.
15 Years Ago: Elton John Begins Las Vegas Residency
Elton John debuted 'The Red Piano' at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2004.
Revisiting Elton John’s Second No. 1 LP, ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’
Oh, to be Elton John in the early '70!
Worst Christmas Songs
For every 'Father Christmas' or 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' that shows up on a best-Christmas-songs list, there's an awful tune or two (or three) to counter it.