Earlier this week, Bob Birch, Elton John’s bassist of 20 years, passed away at the age of 56 near his Los Angeles home. Now John and frequent tourmate/fellow piano man Billy Joel have paid respects to Birch on their respective websites.
Bob Birch, the longtime bassist for Elton John’s backing band, died this morning (August 15), John’s official website confirms.
When he hasn’t been calling Madonna any four-letter-word he can think of, Sir Elton John has been busy filing libel suits against a London newspaper recently.
Elton John gives a few reasons why he’s not a Madonna fan.
In the midst of recording 6th album, British arena rockers Muse received a phone call that would put them in front of an audience of billions. More than just part of an Olympic montage, Muse’s song “Survival” was chosen as the official theme of the London 2012 Olympics. But how and why was the anthemic song chosen? Two words: Elton John.
While artists speaking out against music piracy is nothing new, a formidable collection of UK music stars are urging British Prime Minister David Cameron to take action in the matter.
In a recent interview to discuss his new memoir, Elton John opened up about wasting much of his life on drugs, specifically his past cocaine and alcohol addictions.
Elton John is such a big fan of Pnau’s that he decided to give the Australian electronic duo access to all the vocals from his back catalog. Dubbed simply “Elton John Versus Pnau,” the duo have currently used John’s vocals on several tracks, including one called “Sad.”
From Adam Lambert’s frontman stint to the Queen Extravaganza tour, Queen is all about the musical partnerships as of late. The band’s latest collaborator: Elton John.
Does Lady Gaga sleep? Between the firestorm surrounding her cancelled show in Indonesia, her Monster’s Ball world tour, being the “Mother Monster” of Twitter, and of course, coming up with insane outfits, she never seems […]