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Watch Elton John's Rousing 'Benny and the Jets' on 'Colbert'

Earlier this month, Elton John visited The Late Show to perform a pair of his hits as well as sit down for an interview with Stephen Colbert. While that November 13th episode found John delivering renditions of “I’m Still Standing” and “Crocodile Rock,” as a Thanksgiving gift for fans, The Late Show has also unveiled John’s performance of “Benny and ...

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Elton John reveals which iconic hit he DIDN’T want to release ‘Everybody said I was crazy’

The musician spoke as part of a new ITV documentary, which aired tonight. Elton John: The Nation’s Favourite Song saw him speaking about his career – and the revelation that he didn’t think much of Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me. Discussing how poor he is at predicting which of his songs will resonate, he said: “I’m terrible ...

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Paul Buckmaster, Essential Arranger for David Bowie and Elton John, Dead at 71

Just as pop singing wasn’t the same after Elvis or the guitar didn’t recover after Hendrix, neither was rock orchestration the same after Paul Buckmaster, the half-British, half-Italian string arranger who died Tuesday at age 71 of undisclosed causes. Even if his name doesn’t ring any bells (or, more appropriately, triangles), the records Buckmaster arranged and orchestrated will. Starting with ...

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Elton John 'Hopes' to Be Involved With 'Lion King' Remake, Dishes on Surprise Broadway Performance (Exclusive)

ET caught up with the legendary entertainer at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Fall Gala on Tuesday, at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, and he opened up about his unexpected performance. “It was very exciting, I was a surprise,” John said. “I wasn’t able to be here for the 15th anniversary and it’s been ...

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Elton John Sings 'Circle of Life' With 'The Lion King's Broadway Cast For 20th Anniversary — Watch!

We are feeling the love tonight! In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Broadway musical adaptation of The Lion King, the Tony-winning show hosted a special performance on Sunday night, featuring one very important guest.  Sir Elton John, who helped write the GRAMMY and Oscar-winning soundtrack for the Disney film-turned-mus… Full Text Feed

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Elton John Remembers Princess Diana on 20th Anniversary of Her Death: 'The World Lost an Angel'

In the recent HBO and ITV documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, John opened up about Princess Diana’s philanthropic spirit, which he says she passed on to her youngest son, Prince Harry.  “She had that incredible ability — which [Harry] kind of inherited — to make people feel at ease and make them feel that everything’s gonna be all ...

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