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Elton John

The Family Dogg release a new single, A Way Of Life, in the UK, Europe. The session pianist on the disc is Elton John.
Elton John plays at The Jazz, Folk And Blues Festival, Yorkshire, UK.
Danny Hutton of Three Dog Night has songwriter/producer Van Dyke Parks over to his home in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA, to assess the talent of his house guest, a rising young singer-songwriter called Elton John.
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Newly emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays the second of two nights at The East Town Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Newly-emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays at The Convention Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Elton John plays at The Sundown, Brixton, London, England, UK.
Music mogul Robert Stigwood throws a reception at The China Garden restaurant, London, UK, to announce that Eric Clapton is about to fly to the USA to make a new album. Among the 100 guests are Pete Townshend, Elton John, Long John Baldry and deejay Alan Freeman. Later, Stigwood hosts another reception for Clapton at his home, with forty guests including Ric Grech and Ronnie Wood.
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Elton John is admitted to a clinic in London, UK, suffering severe chest pains. The diagnosis is an extreme case of exhaustion.
Elton John plays the first of four nights at Rossya Hall, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Elton John releases his new single, Blue Eyes, in the UK.
On his Jump Up tour, Elton John plays the last of three nights at The Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, Michigan, USA.
Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Elton John plays the last of three nights at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Nudie Cohn, the designer of extraordinary rhinestone apparel for country music stars including Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Roy Rogers and Gram Parsons, dies aged 81, in Burbank, Los Angeles, California, USA. He also made Elvis Presley's famed $10,000 gold lame suit, as well as outfits for John Lennon and Elton John.
Elton John plays the second of four nights at The RDS, Dublin, Eire, Europe.
Ice On Fire, the nineteenth album by Elton John, enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No3.
Ice On Fire, the nineteenth album by Elton John, enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No3.
Elton John plays the second of two nights at The Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
Elton John plays the second of two nights at The NEC, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
UK singer, songwriter and publisher Dick James dies of a heart attack. James was important in the careers of many artists including The Beatles and Elton John.
Elton John plays the first of two nights at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On the second night of Eric Clapton's five-day stint at the Stadium, Osaka, Japan, Asia, his band includes Elton John and Mark Knopfler.
Sleeping With The Past by Elton John is certified as a 2x platinum LP in Canada.
A funeral service is held for Freddie Mercury of Queen at Kensal Green Cremtorium, Harrow Road, London, England, UK, Europe. The service is conducted by a Zaroastrian priest, and the congregation includes David Bowie and Elton John. Mercury is later cremated but the subsequent location of his ashes remains unknown.
Elton John plays the second of four nights at The Superbowl, Sun City, South Africa, accompanied by percussionist Ray Cooper.
Elton John releases a new single, All That I’m Allowed, on Mercury Records worldwide.
Tidworth-born James Blunt opens for Elton John at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK.
Sanctuary Records, whose artist roster includes Elton John, announces that a drop in sales of its records has resulted in a profit drop from £7m to £1m for the past year.
Elton John plays at The Colosseum, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elton John plays at The Colosseum, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Elton John plays a live gig outside the Colosseum, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Singer and songwriter Lesley Duncan dies aged 66 on the Isle Of Mull, Scotland, UK, after contracting cerebrovascular disease. As well as pursuing her own successful solo career, she was a first-choice backing vocalist in the 60s for Dusty Springfield, The Walker Brothers and others. She also sang a duet, Love Song, with Elton John, and contributed backing vocals to the Pink Floyd album Dark Side Of The Moon.
Aziz Daki, artistic director of the imminent Mawazine festival in Rabat, Morocco, Africa, rejects calls from The Islamist Justice and Development Party for a ban on Elton John playing at the festival. The opposition party had claimed that the star's appearance would pose "a risk of encouraging homosexuality in Morocco."
Elton John plays at The DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Ellie Goulding performs the Elton John composition Your Song on tv show Saturday Night Live in New York City, USA.
The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards ceremony is held at The Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York City, USA. Sting presents Elton John and Bernie Taupin with the Johnny Mercer Award for lifetime achievement. New inductees include Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith; Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner; JD Souther and Tony Hatch. The Hal David Starlight Award for rising talent goes to Benny Blanco, co-writer and producer of hits for Katy Perry, Ke$ha and Maroon 5.
Elton John has his appendix removed in an operation at Princess Grace Hospital, Monaco, Europe. He was recently forced to cancel several concerts because of appendicitis.
Sir Elton John is presented with the first ever BRITs Icon Award by Rod Stewart, at a gala concert marking Elton's return to the stage after surgery for appendicitis. Rod describes him as "the second-best rock singer ever". The Icon prize was created by the UK music industry's trade body, the BPI, which also runs the Brit Awards.
Elton John and Sara Bareilles perform together at The Breast Cancer Research Foundation's 2014 Hot Pink Party at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA.
Elton John plays at La Geode, Paris, France, Europe.
Elton John plays at The PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
Sir Elton John plays at Eirias Stadium, Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK.
Sir Elton John plays at Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester, England, UK
Sir Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Eden Sessions, Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, England, UK.
Victoria Beckham (the former Posh Spice of The Spice Girls) and Sir Elton John attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle, at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, near London, England, UK, Europe.
On his 'final' tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his 'final' tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, Elton John plays the second of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On his 'final' tour, entitled Farewell Yellow Brick Road, Elton John plays the first of two nights at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
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