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  1. This is your songRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RecordNET

    Metcalf, an Elton John impressionist since he was 12, and his “early years” group are returning to “The World's Greatest Tribute Bands” show on Seacrest and Cuban's AXSTV. “They gave us that title,” said Metcalf, whose lights flashed on in as a high-school freshman when he observed girls freaking out as a friend played John's “Benny and the Jets.” “They saw us on YouTube and asked,' Are you interested?' I was, like, 'yah.'


  2. Live: Music Picks Sept. 18-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... and longtime rock outfit Red Bennies. (Kolbie Stonehocker) Bar Deluxe, 666 S. State, 9 p.m., $5, BarDeluxeSLC.com Elton John Guitarists might get a bit more glory, but legendary piano players like Elton John get the benefit of being able to sit down ...


  3. Who would be in your ultimate band?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2013 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    It's official: Britain's ideal supergroup would consist of Freddie Mercury on lead vocals, Brian May on guitar, Sir Paul McCartney on bass, Sir Elton John on piano and Phil Collins on drums, according to a new poll. So no-one younger than 60 , no women, and, surprisingly, no Rolling Stones.


  4. Elton John Sets On-Sale Date for New Year's Eve TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KURB-FM Little Rock

    Elton John has set an on-sale date for tickets to his New Year's Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, which was first announced back in April. Tickets become available to the general public on Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster and BarclaysCenter.com.


  5. James Blunt's search for an opening act is over - here's who he picked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bournemouth Echo

    ... career in the Household Cavalry and got his big break by supporting established names such as Katie Melua and Sir Elton John. The Bournemouth show will feature songs from Blunt's latest Moon Landing album, including the hit Bonfire Heart, but he ...


  6. Elton John and His BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Spokane 7

    "All the Hits" Tour featuring iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary with a Deluxe Edition re-issue. Elton John's band includes original members Davey Johnstone on guitar and Nigel Olsson on drums, as well as Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion and Kim Bullard on keyboards.


  7. 'Glee' star marries boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | CNN

    ... who got engaged in January, had an outdoor interfaith ceremony at a friend's estate in Encino, California. Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish, who have two children together, are planning to marry in a quiet wedding sometime in 2015. ...


  8. Elton John and his killer band conquer Vancouver, with the help of a giant jellyfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Georgia Straight

    Elton John doesn't need no stinkin' band. Heck, I remember seeing him at GM Place back in '99 when it was just him and his piano, and he killed it.


  9. Review: Elton John delivers the hits in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Canada.com

    ... into Rocket Man, not much has changed either. Other highlights in the concert included classic Your Song, which Elton John presented by explaining how it was written by songwriter Bernie Taupin when he was just 18, and Oceans Away (from last year's ...


  10. Facebook's 'real name' policy is wrong, discriminatory, and potentially dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | BetaNews

    ... to be confusing. Think of Sister Roma, and that's the name that comes to mind, not Michael Williams. Think of Elton John and you don't first think of Reginald Kenneth Dwight. Sting is not Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner to many people. U2's Bono is ...


  11. Fall music preview: Vancouver's musical fall big on small stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Canada.com

    ... past two years have seen Vancouver flooded with legacy acts (Springsteen, Macca, Petty, Santana and Rod Stewart, Elton John) and more and more casino gigs featuring top talents from years gone by (including other remaining Beatle Ringo Starr, who ...


  12. Tim Rice to receive BMI music awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | BBC News

    ... and Evita. He went on to work with Abba duo Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson on the musical chess and with Sir Elton John on the stage version of Disney hit The Lion King. The lyricist recently worked on a musical adaptation of From Here to ...


  13. Smokey Robinson, Smokey And Friends (Decca) ****Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | York Press

    ... guest acts, Smokey Robinson has a vast catalogue to choose from, and the riches have been evenly allocated. Sir Elton John combines his rich baritone with Smokey's angelic tones on a solid Tracks Of My Tears, and Sheryl Crow adds her talent to The ...


  14. Captain Fantastic lifts Durham againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Cricketer International

    ... future, there will be no Collingwood recovery. Two years ago Durham were Out for the count when we're down as Elton John sung, only for Collingwood to retake the captaincy, rescue his side from relegation and, after the Chester-le-Street boardroom ...


  15. 7 iconic Elton John songs to revisit before his Utah visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... This homage to '70s glam rock was a huge hit in the United States, and it's become the up-tempo anthem for Elton John. Elton John's music helped launch Disney's "The Lion King" to its box-office success. The love song was one of several hits from ...


  16. Nik Kershaw to appear at Regent Centre, ChristchurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Western Gazette

    ... on a special solo acoustic concert on Saturday 25 October 7.30pm for 8pm at the Regent Centre, Christchurch. Elton John, a friend of Nik Kershaw's, has described him as "one of the best songwriters of a generation" and he asked Nik to play guitar on ...


  17. The playlist: pop - One Direction, La Roux, Cathedrals and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Business News

    ... versions and "mash-ups" on the channel since about 2008, it's a treasure trove of vintage pop (Rocket Man by Elton John), X Factor-indebted bangers (a JLS/Cheryl Cole mash-up) and, let's be honest, some poorly lit videos showing off a slightly dodgy ...


  18. Hutt locals jump the queue with Elton John pre-sale dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Scoop

    Hutt City residents can be some of the first to have access to Elton John concert tickets, thanks to a deal with promoters. After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert on Saturday 21 November 2015.


  19. Hot Ticket: Elton John in concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Globe and Mail

    It's hard to imagine that, when he first began performing, the Beatles hadn't yet broken up, Jimi Hendrix was still alive and disco music was in its infancy - but not only has Elton John survived five decades in the notoriously fickle music business, his star has never faded. When he first released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - an album that spawned some of pop's biggest hits, among them the title track, Bennie and the Jets , Candle in the Wind and Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - 40 years ago, his career was just beginning to take flight.


  20. Rocket ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Where Toronto

    After five decades of chart-topping hits and unforgettable performances, the Rocket Man has still got it. Don't miss the chance to see Elton John light up the night at Rogers Arena , in back-to-back performances Sept.