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Elton John Defends Russian LGBT Community in Open Letter to Vladimir Putin

Elton John isn’t one to stay quiet. So after hearing about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent statements linking homosexuality to pedophilia, he decided he needed to address the foreign leader directly.

01/22/2014

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Six New Classic Songs From 2013

Paul McCartney, Elton John and Prince were among those to add to their lengthy list of greatest hits in 2013.

12/31/2013

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Elton John Plays Russia Despite Anti-Gay Laws

Sir Elton dedicated the show to Vladislav Tornovoi, a 23-year-old Russian man who was beaten to death in May for admitting to being gay.

12/09/2013

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Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In Biopic

We’ve been wondering who would be pulling out the feather boas and rose colored glasses to take on the role of Elton John in the Rocketman biopic for a while now, and now we know. According to EW.com, Tom Hardy, best known as Batman’s grunting enemy Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has signed on to play Sir Elton.

10/24/2013

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Not Fade Away: Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ – His Ultimate Album?

To paraphrase the Ringo Starr classic, it don’t always come easy, and that was the case with Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” Elton took his team — lyricist Bernie Taupin, guitarist Davey Johnstone, bassist Dee Murray, drummer Nigel Olsson and producer Gus Dudgeon — to Jamaica to record the follow-up to two consecutive #1 albums: 1972’s “Honky Chateau” and 1973’s “Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player.”

10/07/2013

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What Have You Done For Us Lately, Elton John?

Elton John has been harshly critical of some of his more recent albums. Give the man some credit, though: unlike many of his peers, he’s put out at least one classic album since 2000 (“Songs From The West Coast”). In his spare time, he single-handedly resurrected the career of his idol (Leon Russell), and also contributed to four other Top 5 albums. This week, the bitch is back with a new album, “The Diving Board.” Let’s have a look at what he’s done for us lately.

09/27/2013

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Stream Elton John’s New Album ‘The Diving Board’ Before Its Release

Listen to Elton John’s new album ‘The Diving Board’ online for free before it’s released!

09/11/2013

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Elton John To Honor Liberace At This Year’s Emmys

Elton John will get a chance to honor Liberace, a man with even more flamboyant fashion-sense than the “Rocket Man” himself.

09/10/2013

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Elton John Recovering After Surgery To Remove Appendix

Elton John is “recovering well” after undergoing an operation to have his appendix removed, according to his publicist. He had the procedure done at the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco on Thursday and is believed […]

08/05/2013

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Elton John Convinces Court To Dismiss ‘Nikita’ Copyright Case

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a suit claiming that Elton John plagiarized the hit from “Natasha,” a song submitted to John’s publisher years before “Nikita” hit the charts.

07/18/2013

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