Elton John

Bob Birch on tour with Elton John in 2011. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Elton John’s Bassist Bob Birch Dead

Bob Birch, the longtime bassist for Elton John’s backing band, died this morning (August 15), John’s official website confirms.

08/15/2012

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Elton John Sues London Newspaper For Libel

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.

08/09/2012

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Elton John Disses Madonna: “Her Career Is Over”

Elton John gives a few reasons why he’s not a Madonna fan.

08/06/2012

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Elton John Responsible For Muse’s Olympic Anthem

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.

07/31/2012

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Read Anti-Piracy Letter from Elton John, Simon Cowell and More to British Prime Minister

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.

07/26/2012

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Elton John Regrets Taking Drugs

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.

07/19/2012

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Elton John Lends Entire Back Catalog To Australian Electronic Duo Pnau

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.”

07/03/2012

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Elton John Joining Queen For AIDS Charity Show Before Euro Cup Final

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.

06/11/2012

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Lady Gaga Tweets To Expect New Music Soon

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 […]

06/08/2012

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Sir Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Sir Elton John and Madness Lead Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Some of music’s royalty came together to honor The Queen of England, but it was a British ska band that truly raised the roof… by literally playing on the roof of Buckingham Palace.

06/05/2012

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