Taupin's original lyrics for ‘The Border Song’ and ‘Bennie And The Jets’ also went under the hammer.
In 1963, Bobby Darin turned 27 in good form, with some new hit singles and, 52 years ago exactly, a chart entry with the ’18 Yellow Roses’ album.
There was a time when cut-price soundalike recordings ruled the British charts. One such occasion was on August 21, 1971 with 'Top Of The Pops Volume 18.'
The first four albums in the distinguished solo career of Peter Gabriel are to be reissued in double vinyl editions on Caroline International on October 2.
He was born Nathaniel Adams Coles in Montgomery, Alabama in the Deep South of the US on March 17th 1919 – the world knew him as Nat King Cole.
Celebrated British industry figure Jazz Summers, who managed Wham!, Soul II Soul, The Verve, Snow Patrol and many others, has died at the age of 71.
a-ha have announced their “temporary return" with their new studio album ‘Cast In Steel,’ the tenth of their illustrious career, out on September 4.
The outpouring of emotion that greeted the sad news of Cilla Black’s passing at the weekend is already manifesting itself in sales of her catalogue.
She was the Queen of Liverpool during the 1960s and went on to become a National Treasure. Cilla Black RIP.
Amadeus was a widely acclaimed film, taking 8 statues at the Academy Awards, but the classical soundtrack was the surprise when it was released in 1984.
iTunes has launched a 50 Legendary American Albums promotion, with some of the greatest moments in rock, rap, country, pop and soul of the past six decades.
Frank Sinatra’s granddaughter, Amanda Erlinger, is the co-compiler of an upcoming official luxury book for the singer’s centenary year.
Bobby Darin's Dream Lover was a massive hit that helped him establish a career that ultimately ended in tragedy.
The impending centenary of Frank Sinatra’s birth will be further celebrated on August 7 when the great entertainer is honoured at the BBC Proms.
Six years to the day after Live Aid, Wembley was rocking to another all-star bill, and the headliners were INXS, the biggest Australian band in the world
Diana Ross has paid tribute to Michael Masser, writer of some of the best-loved ballads of the past 40 years, after his death on Thursday (July 9).