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Elton John

Born: Mar 25, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: In terms of sales and lasting popularity, Elton John was the biggest pop superstar of the early '70s. Initially marketed as a singer/songwriter, John soon revealed he could craft Beatlesque pop and pound out rockers with equal aplomb. He could dip into soul, disco, and country, as well as classic pop ...Read full biography
Tumbleweed Connection [CD02]
Released: 1970
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Instead of repeating the formula that made Elton John a success, John and Bernie Taupin attempted their most ambitious record to date for the follow-up to their breakthrough. A loose concept album about ...Read full review
Honky Chateau [Newly Remastered Version]
Released: 1972
Label: Island Def Jam
Critics' Rating:
Considerably lighter than Madman Across the Water, Honky Chateau is a rollicking collection of ballads, rockers, blues, country-rock, and soul songs. On paper, it reads like an eclectic mess, but it plays ...Read full review
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