The iconic guitarist has confirmed headlining shows in San Francisco, Las Vegas and Phoenix.
Elton's 1995 entry, which contained the lead hit 'Believe,' was a rarity in terms of carrying a co-production credit for Elton himself.
Fourteen years after Don Henley's famous quote, the group reunited and returned to the charts.
The shows come before the guitar hero's return to his beloved Royal Albert Hall in London.
The album went nine-times platinum in America alone, and topped the charts there for two weeks.
A seminal part of the history of rhythm and blues music, Bland was born in a tiny community in Shelby County, Tennessee on 27 January 1930.
Eric Clapton started his 2017 live schedule with two warmly-received shows at New York's Madison Square Garden, on 19/20 March, 2017.
Van Morrison has confirmed the late September release of Keeps Me Singing, his first album of new material since Born To Sing: No Plan B in 2012.
Henry McCullough, a major contributor to the history of Irish rock and an early member of Paul McCartney's Wings, died 14 June at the age of 72.