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Legendary Musician Who Played Alongside the Likes of Elton John, Dolly Parton, and Stevie Nicks Dies
THE LEAD: There is sad news out of the music industry this week after it was announced that prolific bassist and Nashville music icon Michael Rhodes, a session musician who played alongside music legends such as Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Stevie Nicks, George Strait, and Elton John among many others, has died at the age of 69.
The Man Who "is" Elton John in Philadelphia Freedom Tribute Band is One of Wilkes-Barre's Own
The band will play to a sold-out crowd on February 18 at the F.M. Kirby Center. Doug Delescavage has been an Elton John fan his entire life. Now, he heads the band Philadelphia Freedom, an Elton John tribute band that is currently touring. Like Doug, most of the other members of the band are from the Wilkes-Barre area.
Elton John will end his musical career in 2023
The British music icon is about to end the Rocketman retirement tour in 2023, and probably also his music career, which lasted for more than sixty years. The "old school" of one-of-a-kind artists and music geniuses is slowly disappearing, and someone of the caliber of Sir Elton John is worth more than one standing ovation.
Elton John Sued His Accountants For $30 Million, Lost $12 Million Instead
Sir Elton John, who recently concluded his "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" farewell tour at Los Angeles's Dodger Stadium, once tried to sue his accounting firm for $30 million.
The Lost Bet That Made John Lennon Perform Live With Elton John
New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows, and Songs That Make NYC Rock Book Excerpt. When John Lennon carried a black Fender Telecaster to the Madison Square Garden stage to join Elton John on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 1974, his last full-length performance had been 1972’s One to One concert. Lennon only appeared because he had lost a bet to John two months earlier. It would be Lennon’s last performance before he was murdered six years later.
A living icon - Elton John’s celebration at Levi’s Stadium
Elton John and band at Levi's Stadium, October 8, 2022(photo by: Vic Aquino) On behalf of the British Commonwealth, the weekend of October 8th – 9th 2022 in Santa Clara, CA shall be an event marked in time to the greatness of Sir Elton John – said this over-imaginative writer-commoner.
Elton John Bids Farewell to the Yellow Brick Road in a Rocking ATL Goodbye, But Promises We'll Still See Him Around Town
In an evening full of musical memories and life moments, Sir Elton John bid farewell to his yellow brick road past, looking forward to more time with his family while giving his Atlanta fans a grand look back at a career of hits.
Britney Spears & Elton John Record Duet of Elton's 1971 Hit 'Tiny Dancer': New Yorkers are Skeptical
After swearing she'd never perform again, Elton John convinces Britney Spears to release a single with him.(@WhistleWhileYouTwerkPodcast/Instagram) Today, you can’t walk down 6th Avenue in New York without seeing newsstands flashing Britney’s semi-confirmed upcoming duet with Elton John. “Semi-confirmed,” since Britney has sworn for years and years she would never perform again.
John Lennon & Elton John Teamed Up for 'Whatever Gets You Thru the Night'
July and August were part of a turbulent 1974 for John Lennon. In the midst of an 18-month separation from Yoko Ono, a period Lennon called his Lost Weekend, he was living in New York City with May Pang and recording the Walls and Bridges album at Record Plant East.
NYC Daily Roundup 02/23: MTA to consider platform doors in pilot program, 'The Wendy Williams Show' going off air & more
(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Wednesday, fellow New Yorkers! Welcome back to another edition of the New York City Daily Roundup! Today is Feb. 23, and we're two days closer to the weekend!