Elton John 1947 – Present Day

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Elton John

 

Father – Stanley Dwight
Mother – Sheila Eileen Harris
Partners – Renate Blauel, David Furnish
Children – Zachary, Elijah

 

 

 

1947 (25th March)
Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight was born to Sheila Eileen and Stanley Dwight in Pinner, London.
1950 (during)
Elton began playing the family piano.
1952 (autumn)
Elton attended Pinner Wood Junior School.
1954 (during)
Elton transferred to Reddiford School, Pinner, Middlesex.
1958 (during)
Elton won a junior scholarship to the Royal Academy of music and attended classes every Saturday.
1958 (autumn)
Elton attended Pinner County Grammar School.
1961 (during)
Elton’s parents divorced.
1962 (during)
Elton took an evening weekend job playing the piano at the Northwood Hills Hotel. He was billed as Reggie and played and sang popular favourite songs as well as his own compositions.
1962 (during)
Elton formed the band Bluesology.
1962 (during)
Elton worked for a music publishing company running errands.
1965 (during)
Bluesology secured billing as backing group for American bands touring the UK.
1966 (during)
Bluesology played as supporting act to Long John Baldry.
1967 (during)
After answering an advertisement in New Musical Express placed by Liberty Records, Elton met Bernie Taupin, a lyricist beginning a lifelong songwriting partnership.
1968 (during)
Reginald Dwight began using the name Elton John and was producing music with Bernie Taupin. Elton and Bernie joined DJM Records as songwriters.
1968 (1st March)
Elton John released his first single “Ive Been Loving You”.
1969 (17th January)
Elton John released the single “Lady Samantha”.
1969 (16th May)
Elton John released the single “It’s Me That You Need”.
1969 (6th June)
Elton John released his first album “Empty Sky”.
1970 (10th April)
Elton John released a second album “Elton John”. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1970 (24th April)
Elton John released the single “Border Song”. It reached number 92 in the US charts.
1970 (19th June)
Elton John released the single “Rock and Roll Madonna”.
1970 (3rd July)
Elton sang the song “From Denver to LA” which appeared on the soundtrack of the movie ‘The Games’.
1970 (August)
Elton John performed his first concert in America at the Troubadour in Los Angeles where he was well received.
1970 (26th October)
Elton John released the single “Your Song”. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
1970 (30th October)
Elton John released the album “Tumbleweed Connection”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 5 in the US.
1971 (10th March)
The single “Friends”, theme song from the movie Friends, sung by Elton John was released. It reached number 34 in the US.
1971 (24th March)
Elton John released the soundtrack album “Friends”. It reached number 36 in the US.
1971 (9th April)
Elton John released the live album “17-11-70”. It reached number 20 in the UK and number 11 in the US.
1971 (5th November)
Elton John released the album “Madman Across the Water”. It reached number 41 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
1971 (29th November)
Elton John released the single “Levon”. It reached number 24 in the US.
1972 (7th January)
Reginald Dwight legally changed his name to Elton Hercules John by deed poll.
1972 (7th February)
Elton John released the single “Tiny Dancer”. It reached number 70 in the UK and number 41 in the US.
1972 (14th April)
Elton John released the single “Rocket Man”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
1972 (19th May)
Elton John released the album “Honky Chateau”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1972 (31st July)
Elton John released the single “Honky Cat”. It reached number 31 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
1972 (September)
Elton John began a tour of America.
1972 (27th October)
Elton John released the single “Crocodile Rock” in the UK. It was released in the US three weeks later. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1972 (18th December)
The film ‘Born to Boogie’ starring Elton John as himself, was released in London.
1973 (during)
Together with Bernie Taupin and producer Gus Dudgeon, Elton founded the Rocket Record Company.
1973 (26th January)
Elton John released the album “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player”. It reached number 1 in the UK and the US.
1973 (26th March)
Elton John released the single “Daniel”. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 2 in the US.
1973 (16th July)
Elton John released the single “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 12 in the US.
1973 (5th October)
Elton John released the album “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”. It reached number 1 in the UK and the US.
1973 (15th October)
Elton John released the single “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 7 in the US.
1973 (23rd November)
Elton John released the single “Step into Christmas”. It reached number 24 in the UK.
1974 (4th February)
Elton John released the single “Candle in the Wind” in the UK where it reached number 11 in the charts.
1974 (4th February)
Elton John released the single “Bennie and the Jets” in the US where it reached number 1 in the charts.
1974 (20th May)
Elton John released the single “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”. It reached number 16 in the UK and number 2 in the US.
1974 (28th June)
Elton John released the album “Caribou”. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1974 (3rd September)
Elton John released the single “The Bitch is Back”. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1974 (8th November)
Elton John released the album “Greatest Hits”. It reached number 1 in the UK and in the US.
1974 (18th November)
Elton John released a cover version of the Beatles’ hit “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”. It reached number 10 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1975 (during)
Elton John overdosed on cocaine and developed bulimia due to pressure of work.
1975 (during)
Elton John was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1975 (24th February)
Elton John released the single “Philadelphia Freedom”. It reached number 12 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1975 (26th March)
The musical film ‘Tommy’ produced from The Who’s album of the same name was released. In the film Elton John played a character called Local Lad and sang the hit song “Pinball Wizard”.
1975 (19th May)
Elton John released the album “Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1975 (23rd June)
Elton John released the single “Someone Saved My Life Tonight”. It reached number 22 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1975 (9th August)
Elton John was named Outstanding Rock Personality of the year at the first annual Rock Music Awards, Santa Monica, California.
1975 (29th September)
Elton John released the single “Island Girl”. It reached number 14 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1975 (24th October)
Elton John released the album “Rock of the Westies”. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1976 (during)
Elton John became Chairman and Managing Director of Watford Football Club.
1976 (during)
Elton John announced that he was bisexual in an interview with Rolling Stone.
1976 (12th January)
Elton John released the single “Grow Some Funk of Your Own”. It failed to chart in the UK but reached number 14 in the US.
1976 (26th March)
Elton John released the single “Pinball Wizard” from the film ‘Tommy’. It reached number 7 in the UK.
1976 (30th April)
Elton John released the live album “Here and There”. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1976 (21st June)
Elton John and Kiki Dee released the single “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”. It reached number 1 in the UK and the US.
1976 (22nd Ocotber)
Elton John released the album “Blue Moves”. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 3 in the US.
1976 (1st November)
Elton John released the single “Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word”. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 6 in the US.
1977 (31st January)
Elton John released the single “Bite Your Lip (Get Up and Dance”. It reached number 28 in the UK and the US.
1977 (4th February)
Elton John released the single “Crazy Water”. It reached number 27 in the UK.
1977 (April)
Elton John released the limited edition charity single “The Goaldiggers Song”.
1977 (13th September)
Elton John released the compilation album “Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II”. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 21 in the US.
1977 (November)
Elton John made the decision to only release one album a year, releasing Bernie Taupin to work with other musicians.
1978 (21st March)
Elton John released the single “Ego”. It reached number 34 in the UK and number 34 in the US.
1978 (4th October)
Elton John released the single “Part-Time Love”. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 21 in the US.
1978 (16th October)
Elton John released the album “A Single Man”. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 15 in the US.
1978 (28th November)
Elton John released the single “Song for Guy” in the UK. It was released in the US four months later. It reached number 4 in the UK but failed to chart in the US.
1979 (May)
Elton John released the single “Mama Can’t Buy You Love”. It reached number 9 in the US.
1979 (21st May)
Elton John became the first western artist to appear live in the Soviet Union. He played at Moscow and St Petersburg.
1979 (31st May)
Elton John released the single “Are You Ready For Love”. It reached number 42 in the UK.
1979 (August)
Elton John released the album “Victim of Love”. It reached number 41 in the UK and number 35.
1980 (1st March)
Elton John released the compilation album “Lady Samantha”. It reached number 56 in the UK.
1980 (1st May)
Elton John released the single “Little Jeanie”. It reached number 33 in the UK and number 3 in the US.
1980 (13th May)
Elton John released the album “21 at 33”. It reached number 12 in the UK and number 13 in the US.
1980 (5th August)
Elton John released the single “Sartorial Eloquence”. In the US it was named “Don’t Ya Wanna Play This Game No More?” It reached number 44 in the UK and number 39 in the US.
1980 (13th September)
Elton John played a free concert on The Great Lawn, Central Park, USA.
1980 (18th October)
Elton John released the compilation album “The Very Best of Elton John”. It reached number 24 in the UK.
1980 (14th November)
Elton John released the single “Dear God”. It failed to reach the charts.
1981 (March)
The single “I Saw Her Standing There”, a duet with John Lennon, originally recorded in 1974, was released to mark Lennon’s death. It reached number 40 in the UK.
1981 (20th May)
Elton John released the album “The Fox”. It reached number 12 in the UK and number 21 in the US.
1982 (March)
Elton John released the single “Blue Eyes”. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 12 in the US.
1982 (12th March)
Elton John released the single “Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny)”, a tribute to John Lennon. It reached number 13 in the US.
1982 (9th April)
Elton John released the album “Jump Up”. It reached number 13 in the UK and number 17 in the US.
1982 (September)
Elton John released the single “Ball and Chain” in the US. It reached number 14 in the US.
1982 (29th October)
Elton John released the compilation album “Love Songs”. It reached number 39 in the UK.
1982 (November)
Elton John released the single “All Quiet on the Western Front”, an anti-war song about World War One. It failed to make the charts.
1983 (April)
Elton John released the single “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” in the UK. It was released in the US six months later. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1983 (30th May)
Elton John released the album “Too Low for Zero”. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 25 in the US.
1983 (30th May)
Elton John released the single “Kiss the Bride”. It reached number 20.
1983 (3rd July)
Elton John released the single “I’m Still Standing”. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 12 in the US.
1983 (October)
Elton John performed at the Sun City venue in South Africa going against the UN cultural boycott on South Africa over apartheid.
1983 (late)
Elton John released the single “Cold as Christmas (In the Middle of the Year)”. It reached number 33 in the UK.
1984 (during)
Elton John released the single “Too Low for Zero”. It failed to reach the charts.
1984 (14th February)
Elton John married Renate Blauel, his close friend who worked as a sound engineer in Sydney, Australia.
1984 (May)
Elton John released the single “Sad Songs Say So Much”. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 5 in the US.
1984 (18th June)
Elton John released the album “Breaking Hearts”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 20 in the US.
1984 (August)
Elton John released the single “Passengers”. It reached number 5 in the UK.
1985 (13th July)
Elton John performed at the Live Aid charity concert organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure.
1985 (October)
Elton John released the single “Wrap Her Up” featuring George Michael. It reached number 12 in the UK and number 20 in the US.
1985 (29th October)
Elton John released the single “Nikita”. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 7 in the US.
1985 (4th November)
Elton John released the album “Ice on Fire”. It reached number 3 in the UK but only number 48 in the US.
1985 (November)
Elton John, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer-Sager recorded “That’s What Friends Are For” to raise funds for AIDS research. It reached number 16 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1986 (during)
Elton played the piano on two tracks of Saxon’s album ‘Rock the Nations’.
1986 (10th February)
Elton John was awarded Outstanding Contribution to Music at the Brit Awards.
1986 (5th October)
Elton John released the album “Leather Jackets”. It reached number 24 in the UK.
1986 (14th December)
Elton John released a live version of “Candle in the Wind”. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 6 in the US.
1987 (during)
Elton sold Watford Football Club to Jack Petchey but remained President of the club.
1987 (during)
Elton John successfully sued The Sun newspaper for publishing false allegations of him paying for rent boys.
1987 (13th June)
Elton John released the live album “Live in Australia”. It reached number 43 in the UK and number 24 in the US.
1987 (12th November)
Elton John released the compilation album “Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume III”. It reached number 84 in the US.
1988 (during)
Elton and Renate divorced.
1988 (June)
Elton John released the single “I Don’t Wanna Go on with You Like That”. It reached number 30 in the UK and number 2 in the US.
1988 (24th June)
Elton John released the album “Reg Strikes Back”. It reached number 18 in the UK and number 16 in the US.
1988 (September)
Elton John released the single “Town of Plenty”. It failed to make the charts.
1989 (29th March)
Elton John released the album “Sleeping With The Past”. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 23 in the US.
1989 (5th July)
Elton John released the single “Healing Hands”. It reached number 45 in the UK and number 13 in the US.
1989 (October)
Elton John released the single “Sacrifice”. It reached number 1 in the UK in 1990 and number 18 in the US.
1990 (April)
Elton John released the single “Club at the End of the Street”. It reached number 47 in the UK and number 28 in the US.
1990 (31st August)
Elton John released the single “You Gotta Love Someone”. It reached number 33 in the UK and number 43 in the US.
1990 (1st October)
Elton John released the compilation album “The Very Best of Elton John” in the UK and Europe. It reached number 1 in the UK.
1990 (8th November)
Elton John released the compilation album “To Be Continued…” in the US. It reached number 82 in the charts.
1991 (10th February)
Elton John was awarded Best British Male at the Brit Awards.
1991 (25th November)
Elton John and George Michael released the live single “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1992 (during)
Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation in the United States to raise money for HIV and AIDS prevention in the Americas and the Caribbean.
1992 (during)
Elton John and Bernie Taupin were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
1992 (April)
Elton John performed at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley, London.
1992 (11th May)
Elton John released the single “The One”. It reached number 10 in the UK and number 9 in the US.
1992 (22nd June)
Elton John released the album “The One”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
1992 (20th July)
Elton John and Eric Clapton released the single “Runaway Train”. It reached number 31.
1992 (6th October)
Elton John released the single “The Last Song” in the US. It was released in the UK a month later. It reached number 21 in the UK and number 23 in the US.
1992 (20th October)
Elton John released the compilation album “Rare Masters” in the US.
1993 (during)
Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation in the United Kingdom to raise money for HIV and AIDS prevention in Europe, Asia and Africa.
1993 (during)
Elton John began a relationship with David Furnish, Canadian filmmaker.
1993 (during)
Elton John and Kiki Dee released the single “True Love”. It reached number 2 in the UK.
1993 (during)
Elton John and RuPaul released the single “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”. It reached number 7 in the UK.
1993 (February)
The first annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party was held following the Oscars ceremony to raise money for the Foundation.
1993 (23rd November)
Elton John released the album “Duets” featuring duets with leading artists. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 7 in the US.
1993 (31st December)
Elton John released the compilation album “Rare Masters” in the UK.
1994 (during)
Elton John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1994 (27th April)
The soundtrack to the Disney film “Lion King” which contained songs written by Elton John and Tim Rice. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 7 in the US.
1994 (2nd May)
Elton John and Marcella Detroit released the single “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing”. It reached number 24 in the UK.
1994 (12th May)
Elton John released the single “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”. It reached number 14 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1994 (9th August)
Elton John released the single “Circle of Life”. It reached number 11 in the UK and number 18 in the US.
1995 (during)
Elton John was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his charitable work.
1995 (20th February)
Elton John released the single “Believe”. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 13 in the US.
1995 (20th February)
Elton John was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Music at the Brit Awards.
1995 (20th March)
Elton John released the album “Made in England”. It reached number 1 in the US.
1995 (27th March)
Elton John was awarded an Academy Award for his song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight”.
1995 (8th May)
Elton John released the single “Made in England”. It reached number 18 in the UK.
1995 (6th November)
Elton John released the compilation album “Love Songs”. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 24 in the US.
1996 (October)
Elton John released the single “You Can Make History (Young Again)”.
1996 (late)
Elton John and Luciano Pavarotti released the single “Live Like Horses”. It reached number 9 in the UK.
1997 (during)
The documentary film ‘Tantrums and Tiaras’ about Elton John’s life, was released.
1997 (during)
Elton re-purchased Watford Football Club from Jack Petchey and once again became Chairman and President of the club.
1997 (8th July)
Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical, ‘The Lion King’ opened in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1997 (6th September)
Elton John performed Candle in the Wind at the funeral of Princess Diana in Westminster Abbey.
1997 (13th September)
Elton John released the single “Something About The Way You Look Tonight” “Candle in the Wind” as a tribute towards Diana, Princess of Wales. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 1 in the US and sold 33 million copies worldwide.
1997 (15th September)
Elton performed at the Music For Montserrat charity concert in London.
1997 (22nd September)
Elton John released the album “The Big Picture”. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 9 in the US.
1997 (15th October
Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical, ‘The Lion King’ premiered on Broadway.
1997 (November)
Elton John joined other stars to record the single “Perfect Day” to raise money for the BBC charity ‘Children in Need’.
1998 (19th February)
Elton John was awarded the Freddie Mercury Award at the Brit Awards.
1998 (24th February)
Elton John was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
1998 (25th February)
Elton John received a Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.
1998 (1st April)
Elton John released the single “Recover Your Soul”. It reached number 16 in the UK and number 55 in the US.
1998 (June)
Elton hosted the first annual White Tie and Tiara Ball at his Old Windsor home to raise money for his AIDS Foundation.
1999 (23rd February)
Elton John and LeAnn Rimes released the single “Written in the Stars”. It reached number 10 in the UK and number 29 in the US.
1999 (24th February)
Elton John was awarded the Grammy Legend Award.
1999 (23rd March)
Elton John and Tim Rice released the album “Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida”. It reached number 29 in the UK.
1999 (24th August)
Elton John released the soundtrack album “The Muse”, an orchestral score for the film of the same name.
1999 (19th October)
Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical, ‘The Lion King’ opened in the Lyceum Theatre, West End, London.
2000 (during)
Elton John was named MusiCares Person of the Year.
2000 (during)
Elton John released the single “Someday Out of the Blue”. It reached number 49 in the US.
2000 (14th March)
Elton John released the soundtrack album “The Road to El Dorado”.
2000 (4th June)
Elton John and Tim Rice won a Tony award for Best Original Score Written for the Theatre – Aida.
2000 (13th November)
Elton John released the album “Elton John One Night Only – The Greatest Hits”. It reached number 7 in the UK but only reached number 65 in the US.
2001 (during)
Elton John released the single “This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore”. It reached number 24 in the UK.
2001 (8th July)
Elton John and Tim Rice won a Grammy award for Best Musical Show Album – Aida.
2001 (24th September)
Elton John released the single “I Want Love”. It reached number 9 in the UK.
2001 (1st October)
Elton released the album “Songs from the West Coast”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 15 in the US.
2001 (20th October)
Elton John performed at the Concert for New York City at Madison Square Gardens to honour the first responders and those lost in the September 11 attacks.
2002 (during)
Elton stepped down as Chairman of Watford Football Club but remained President of the Club.
2002 (during)
Elton John and Alessandro Safina released the single “Your Song” for the charity Sport Relief. It reached number 4 in the UK.
2002 (1st April)
Elton John released the single “Original Sin”. It reached number 39 in the UK.
2002 (11th November)
Elton John released the album “Greatest Hits 1970 – 2002”. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 12 in the US.
2003 (25th August)
Elton John re-released the single “Are You Ready For Love”. It reached number 1 in the UK.
2003 (October)
Elton signed a contract to perform 75 shows at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, over the next three years.
2004 (during)
Elton John released the single “All That I’m Allowed I’m Thankful”. It reached number 20 in the UK.
2004 (7th November)
Elton John released the album “Peachtree Road”. It reached number 21 in the UK and number 17 in the US.
2005 (during)
The musical ‘Billy Elliot’, for which Elton wrote the music, opened in the West End, London.
2005 (14th September)
Elton John released the single “Electricity” from the musical ‘Billy Elliot’. It reached number 4 in the UK.
2005 (10th November)
Elton John released the album “Elton John’s Christmas Party”.
2005 (21st December)
Elton John and David Furnish entered a civil partnership at the Windsor Guildhall, London.
2006 (7th February)
Elton released the soundtrack album “Billy Elliot the Musical”.
2006 (15th September)
Elton John released the album “The Captain and the Kid”. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 18 in the US.
2006 (9th October)
The Walt Disney Company named Elton John a Disney Legend for his contributions to Disney productions.
2007 (26th March)
Elton John released the album “Rocket Man: The Definitive Hits”. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 9 in the US.
2007 (1st July)
Elton appeared at the Concert for Diana at Wembley Stadium organised by Prince William and Prince Harry.
2007 (22nd September)
The documentary ‘Elton John: Me, Myself and I’ was released.
2010 (19th October)
Elton John and Leon Russell released the album “The Union”. It reached number 12 in the UK and number 3 in the US.
2010 (25th December)
Elton and David’s son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born to a surrogate mother in California USA.
2011 (8th February)
The soundtrack album “Gnomeo and Juliet” was released.
2011 (28th September)
Elton began a new show at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas entitled ‘The Million Dollar Piano’.
2012 (4th June)
Elton John released the single “I Want Love”. It reached number 9 in the UK.
2012 (4th June)
Elton performed at Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace.
2012 (13th July)
Elton John and Pnau released the remix album “Good Morning to the Night”. It reached number 1 in the UK.
2012 (20th July)
Elton John and Pnau released the single “Sad”. It reached number 48 in the UK.
2013 (11th January)
Elton and David’s son Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John was born to the same surrogate mother as his brother in California USA.
2013 (16th September)
Elton John released the album “The Diving Board”. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
2014 (19th February)
Elton John received a Brits Icon Award.
2014 (13th December)
Elton and his husband and sons attended Watford Football Club for the opening of the ‘Sir Elton John Stand’ at the ground.
2014 (21st December)
Elton John married his long-time partner David Furnish in Windsor, Berkshire.
2016 (5th February)
Elton John released the album “Wonderful Crazy Night”. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 8 in the US.
2017 (26th January)
It was announced that Elton John would compose the music for the musical version of ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and the film adaption.
2017 (20th April)
Elton was admitted to hospital after contracting a bacterial infection following a flight from Santiago, Chile.
2017 (10th November)
Elton John released the compilation album “Diamonds”. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 23 in the US.
2018 (24th January)
Elton John announced his retirement from touring following a forthcoming farewell tour.

 

Published Nov 14, 2018 @ 2:20 pm – Updated – Nov 14, 2018 @ 2:34 pm

 

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  •     Father - Vernon Elvis Presley Mother - Gladys Love Smith Spouse - Priscilla Beaulieu Children - Lisa-Marie       1935 (8th January) Elvis Presley was born Elvis Aaron Presley to Vernon Elvis Presley and Gladys Love Presley nee Smith at Tupelo, Mississippi. His twin brother was stillborn.…
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