'Tumbleweed Connection' was a vital and sometimes under-appreciated rung of the ladder that Elton was gradually climbing towards global superstardom.
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The long-unseen clip accompanies the new digital EP release of Elton's perennial festive favourite.
In remembrance of the much revered Grammy Award winner and member of the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame.
In November 1973, Elton scored his third US No. 1 album with 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.'
The 2006 release holds a special place in Elton's catalogue as the only album he produced on his own.
Boxes of gold records, award statues, guitars and other mementos are also set to go under the hammer.
'Blue Moves' is still revered by many fans as something of a hidden gem in Elton's repertoire, and remains one of his own favourites.
This is the original first draft of the lyrics to ‘Your Song’, arguably the crown jewel of the Elton John and Bernie Taupin songbook.
This initial trailer from the much-anticipated biopic provides a small glimpse of actor Taron Egerton as he tackles the role of Elton John.
'Sleeping With The Past' was the album that contained Elton's long-sought first solo UK No. 1, ‘Sacrifice.'
Why 25 August 1970 was such a monumental occasion in the career of a young English singer-songwriter.
'Honky Chateau' toppled the Rolling Stones’ 'Exile On Main St' to become Elton's first US No. 1 album.
Just eight months after 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,' Elton was back with another album that went double platinum in the US.