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REAL NAME: Reginald Kenneth Dwight
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BIRTHDAY: March 25, 1947
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Candle In The Wind" (1988 /1997)
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BIGGEST LP: Greatest Hits (1974)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 5
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ROLLING STONE: '100 Greatest Artists of All Time': # 49
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ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1994
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I'm not the sort of artist people put in their Top 10 list, but I'm playing in their cars." - Elton John, 2004

 
TIMELINE

Elton Johnbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947 in England. Elton John ruled the pop and rock airwaves throughout the 70s, allowing him to attain superstar status around the world by the time he was 30. The consummate piano player stumbled personally and professionally in the 80s, but always maintained his craft for creating pop music. As Elton entered the 90s, he changed his own self-destructive behavior and focused on a career of music and humanitarian efforts. Throughout it all, Elton has maintained a level of respect few superstar music artists can claim. Elton is no stranger to the pop charts with 32 Top 10 hits and 60 Top 40 hits. Elton has appeared on the Top 40 every year since '70, from his first appearance with "Your Song" in '70 to "Candle In The Wind 1997." Elton began his mastery of the piano at the age of four and won a piano scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music at the age of 11. Elton joined his first band, Bluesology, in 1961 and successfully played local venues and as a supporting band for five years. In 1962, Elton signed with Dick James Music (a publisher who had also signed John Lennon and Paul McCartney). Elton starting collaborating with songwriter Bernie Taupin by 1968 when both of them answered an ad in a music trade paper. The duo combined their talents with Taupin writing song after song, and Elton bring musical life to the results. Elton released his first LP, Empty Sky, in 1969. The LP was received well by critics but had little sales impact.

1970...

August
Elton Johnbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton signed with MCA Records. For the LP release, Elton John , the collaboration between Elton and Taupin continued, and additional work on the musical arrangements was focused on for the material. The LP helped introduce Elton to a wider audience with the Top 10 track, "Your Song," the track "Border Song," and enthusiastic responses to his concert appearances.

1971...

January
Elton John - Tumbleweed Collectionbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Tumbleweed Connection.

February
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Elton John was certified gold.

March
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11-17-70 - a live broadcast recording from New York - also called 17-11-70 in the U.K. and the Friends soundtrack.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The Friends soundtrack was certified gold.

1972...

February
Elton John - Madman Across The Waterbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Madman Across The Water which included the hits "Levon" and "Tiny Dancer" and was certified gold by the end of the month.

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton achieved star status when he released
Honky Chateau and hit the radio with "Honky Cat" and "Rocket Man." The LP also introduced listeners to Elton's touring band which included Dee Murray on bass, Nigel Olsson on drums, and Davey Johnstone on guitar. The LP hit #1 on American charts and for the next 4 years, Elton a string of Top 10 hits and seven #1, platinum LPs.

June
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Honky Chateau was certified gold.

1973...

January
Elton John - Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Playerbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released hit Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player and Elton hit # 1 on the pop charts for the first time in the U.S. with "Crocodile Rock." The LP also contained Elton's classic, "Daniel" and sold over 3 million copies in the U.S.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Crocodile Rock" was certified gold and
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player was certified gold.

October
Elton John - 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released the double LP, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The LP contains the hit title track, "Bennie And The Jets," "Saturday Night's Alright," and the eventual classic, "Candle In The Wind."

1974...

January
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was certified gold.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Bennie & The Jets" was certified gold.

June
Elton John - Cariboubutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Caribou which contained the classics "The Bitch Is Back" and "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" was certified gold.

November
Elton John - 'Greatest Hits'button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released his first hits compilation - Greatest Hits. Elton's first greatest hits collection has since become his biggest selling LP with over 15 million copies sold in the U.S. The same year Elton signed a multi-million dollar contract with MCA, founded his own record label, Rocket Records, and co-wrote a #1 song for John Lennon, "Whatever Gets You Through The Night."
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Greatest Hits was certified gold by the end of the month.

1975

January
Elton John - "Philadelphia Freedom" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" was certified gold.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Philadelphia Freedom" was certified gold.

May
Elton John - Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboybutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy and it became his first LP to debut at #1 on U.S. charts. The LP sold over 3 million copies in the U.S. and contained the hit "Someone Saved My Life Tonight."
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Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy was certified gold by the end of the month.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" was certified gold.

October
Elton John - 'Rock Of The Westies'button.gif (123 bytes) Rock Of The Westies was released with a new band lineup and the hit "Island Girl." By the mid-70s, Elton's performance costumes and eyeglasses had become legendary.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton also appeared in the film version of the Who's
Tommy and released a book of his poetry, The One Who Writes The Words For Elton John.
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Rock Of The Westies was certified gold by the end of the month.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Island Girl" was certified gold.

1976...

March
Elton John - Here And Therebutton.gif (123 bytes) After years of selling millions of LPs worldwide and selling out concert arenas, Elton's popularity slipped when he revealed his bisexuality in a Rolling Stone interview. The sexuality admission was later said to be a compromise revelation over his homosexuality.
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Here And There (a live recording of performances at the Royal Festival Hall and Madison Square Garden from '74) only achieved Gold status in the U.S.

May
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Here And There was certified gold.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" was certified gold.

October
Elton John - Blue Movesbutton.gif (123 bytes) LP sales with the release of Blue Moves continued to decline from Elton's admission.

December
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Blue Moves was certified platinum.

1977...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" was certified gold.

September
Elton John - Greatest Hits Vol. 2button.gif (123 bytes) A second hits compilation, Greatest Hits Vol. 2, was released and eventually sold over 5 million copies in the U.S.

November
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Greatest Hits Vol. 2 was certified platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) The heavy toll of live performances and record making took its toll on Elton's stamina, and he announced his retirement from live performances (for 15 months).

1978...

Elton John - A Single Manbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released A Single Man and returned to performing live.

November
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A Single Man was certified platinum.

1979...

February
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Elton John - Victim Of Lovebutton.gif (123 bytes) The next LP, Victim Of Love produced the Top 10 "Mama Can't Buy You Love" but both LPs were commercially disappointing. But Elton persevered and became the first Western pop star to tour the Soviet Union.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Mama Can't Buy You Love" was certified gold.

button.gif (123 bytes) The Thom Bell Sessions was also released.

1980...# 36 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Elton Johnbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male ("Mama Can't Buy You Love").

May
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21 At 33 at hit the Top 40 with "Little Jeannie."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed for free at New York's Central Park to over 400,000 fans.He also became the first Western artist to tour Russia.

June
Elton John - "Little Jeannie" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 10 with "Little Jeannie."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "
Little Jeannie" was certified gold.

September
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21 At 33 was certified gold.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
(Sartorial Eloquence) Don't Ya Wanna Play This Game No More?"

1981...# 71 Singles Artist of the Year

Elton John - The Foxbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton signed with Geffen Records and released The Fox.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Nobody Wins."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Chloe."

1982...# 33 Singles Artist of the Year

April
Elton John - "Chloe" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Jump Up.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with his tribute to
John Lennon, "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)."

June
Elton John - Jump Upbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "Blue Eyes."

November
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Jump Up was certified gold.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Blue Eyes."

1983...# 24 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Elton John - "Blue Eyes" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male ("Blue Eyes").

May
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Too Low For Zero gave Elton more pop chart success with "I'm Still Standing" (hitting the Top 40 in May), "Kiss The Bride," and "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues."
Elton John - Too Low For Zerobutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "I'm Still Standing."

June
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Top 10 with "I'm Still Standing."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Kiss The Bride."

November
Elton John - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues."

December
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Top 10 with "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues."

1984...# 14 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Elton John - "I'm Still Standing" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Too Low For Zero was certified gold.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton married Renate Blauel, even though he knew it contradicted his sexuality. The marriage lasted for four years.
button.gif (123 bytes) A string of LPs in the mid-80s were marginal hits starting with
Breaking Hearts.

September
Elton John - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Breaking Hearts was certified gold.
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I'm Still Standing" was nominated for 2 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Choreography and Best Editing.

1985...# 67 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Elton John - Breaking Heartsbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance - Male ("Restless").

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" won a
MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography (David Atkins).

November
Elton John - Ice On Firebutton.gif (123 bytes) Ice On Fire was released with the hits "Wrap Her Up" and "Nikita."

1986...# 41 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Nikita."

Dionne & Friends - "That's What Friends Are For" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Leather Jackets was released and after losing his voice while on tour in Australia, Elton had to undergo throat surgery.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton teamed up with
Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, and Gladys Knight with the #1 hit for AIDS charities, "That's What Friends Are For."

June
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1987...# 105 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton won a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal ("That's What Friends Are For" with Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, and Gladys Knight) and was also nominated for Record of the Year ("That's What Friends Are For").

June
Elton John - Live In Australiabutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released the live LP Elton John Live In Australia - a concert performance with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia recorded in 1986, which gave Elton another Top 10 with the live version of "Candle In The Wind."

September
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Greatest Hits Vol. 3 was released.
button.gif (123 bytes) MTV gave Elton and Bernie Taupin an award of Special Recognition at the MTV Video Music Awards.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton decided to abandon his excessive and flamboyant stage style with an auction of over 2000 items that brought in $20 million.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton would later admit that the last 2 years of the 80s were the worst periods in his life with mental and physical deterioration.

1988... # 14 Singles Artist of the Year

January
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Elton John Live In Australia was certified gold.

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance (live version of "Candle In The Wind").

June
Elton John - Reg Strikes Backbutton.gif (123 bytes) Reg Strikes Back was released with the hits "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That" and "A Word In Spanish."

August
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Reg Strikes Back was certified gold.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Candle In The Wind" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Stage Performance Video.

1989...# 71 Singles Artist of the Year

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Aretha hit the Top 40 dueting with Aretha Franklin on "Through The Storm" from Aretha's LP Through The Storm.

August
Elton John - Sleeping With The Pastbutton.gif (123 bytes) Sleeping With The Past was released with the hits "Healing Hands" and "Sacrifice."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "Healing Hands."

button.gif (123 bytes) Throughout the late 70s and 80s, Elton had bouts with cocaine and alcohol abuse and addiction. Elton's friendship with Ryan White contributed to his change of lifestyle. After Ryan had succumbed to effects of AIDS, Elton was persuaded to combat his drug abuse and bulimia.

October
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Sleeping With The Past was certified gold.

1990...# 65 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Elton John - "Sacrifice" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "Sacrifice."

April
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Sleeping With The Past was certified platinum.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Club At The End Of The Street."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton checked into a Chicago rehabilitation center for alcohol and substance abuse and bulimia.

Elton John - To Be Continued... (box set)button.gif (123 bytes) The box set To Be Continued... was released.

1991... # 123 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
You Gotta Love Someone."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - a live remake with George Michael.

button.gif (123 bytes) Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which would receive all royalties from singles he released in the future - 90% of its funds would be for direct care and 10% would be directed at AIDS prevention.

1992... # 21 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - a live remake with George Michael.

February
Elton John - The Onebutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition ("Basque").
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton's live remake of "
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" with George Michael hit #1.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Hot 100 with
George Michael for a week and the Adult Contemporary Singles chart for 2 weeks with "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton's commercial and critical success returned to a level not seen since the 70s when he released
The One. The LP went Top 10 and double platinum and contained the hits "The One" and "Simple Life" as well as Elton's song about AIDS, "The Last Song."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
The One."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart for 6 weeks with The One."

August
Elton John - Rare Masters (box set)button.gif (123 bytes) The One was certified gold.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "The One."

September
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The One was certified platinum.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released a box set of rare work called
Rare Masters.

November
Elton John - Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986button.gif (123 bytes) Another hits collection was released - Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
The Last Song."

1993... # 59 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "The Last Song."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("The One") and Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" with George Michael).

March
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Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy was certified 3x platinum, Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player was certified 2x platinum, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was certified 5x platinum, Caribou was certified 2x platinum, Rock Of The Westies was certified platinum, Madman Across The Water was certified platinum, Greatest Hits Vol. 2 was certified 3x platinum, and Greatest Hits was certified 10x platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "Simple Life."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Top Adult Contemporary Single chart for 3 weeks with "
Simple Life."

May
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The One was certified 2x platinum.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed at a benefit concert in Boston for Walden Woods.

November
Elton John - Duetsbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton's Duets gave fans an LP of collaborations of new and old songs with artists like k.d. lang, RuPaul, and Bonnie Raitt.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with Kiki Dee with "
True Love."

1994... # 10 Singles Artist of the Year

January
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Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986 was certified gold and Duets was certified platinum.

April
Elton John - The Lion King soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton teamed up with Tim Rice on songs for Disney's The Lion King soundtrack.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Can You Feel The Love Tonight."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Can You Feel The Love Tonight."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles chart for 8 weeks with "
Can You Feel The Love Tonight."

button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

August
Elton John - "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" was certified gold and The Lion King soundtrack was certified 5x platinum.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Circle Of Life."
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The Lion King soundtrack was certified 6x platinum.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Circle Of Life."

December
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The Lion King soundtrack was certified 7x platinum.

1995... # 33 Singles Artist of the Year

February
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Greatest Hits was certified 11x platinum.

March
Elton John - Made In Englandbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton won a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("Can You Feel The Love Tonight") and was also nominated for Song of the Year (songwriter) and Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media (songwriter) ("Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle Of Life" with Tim Rice).
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Can You Feel The Love Tonight" won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
button.gif (123 bytes) After moving to Island Records, Elton released
Made In England.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Believe."

April
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The Lion King soundtrack was certified 8x platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Believe."

May
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Made In England was certified platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary Singles chart for 2 weeks with "
Believe."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Made In England."

September
Tower Of Song: The Songs Of Leonard Cohenbutton.gif (123 bytes) The singles "Bennie & The Jets," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "Island Girl," "Philadelphia Freedom," and "Crocodile Rock" were certified platinum and the singles "The Bitch Is Back" and "Daniel" were certified gold. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was certified 6x platinum, Greatest Hits was certified 12x platinum, Greatest Hits Vol. 2 was certified 4x platinum, and The Lion King soundtrack was certified 10x platinum.
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Believe" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be found on Tower Of Song: The Songs Of Leonard Cohen with the track, "I'm Your Man."

October
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Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986 was certified platinum, Elton John Live In Australia was certified platinum, Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player was certified 3x platinum, Honky Chateau was certified platinum, Too Low For Zero was certified platinum, and Greatest Hits was certified 13x platinum.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Blessed."

1996... # 78 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) John was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("Believe").

September
Elton John - Love Songsbutton.gif (123 bytes) A collection of Elton's more moving and mellow songs was released with Love Songs.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with"
You Can Make History (Young Again)."

December
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Love Songs was certified gold.

1997... # 27 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Elton John - "Your Song" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock And Roll includes "Bennie & The Jets" and "Your Song."

March
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Love Songs was certified platinum.

April
Carnival: Rainforest Foundation Concert compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton contributed the track "Abide With Me" to the Carnival: Rainforest Foundation Concert compilation to benefit the rainforests.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton had expected a year marked with celebration over a new LP in the fall. Instead, Elton lost 2 friends and achieved a bitter sweet success of a best-selling single. Elton's friend Gianni Versace was murdered. Versace was had helped Elton update his fashion image for the 90s and also designed the LP cover for
The One.

August
Elton John - The Big Picturebutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton lost another friend, Princess Diana. Elton performed a version of "Candle In The Wind" (rewritten by Taupin) at the memorial service for the princess. The song was recorded hours after the service and released worldwide within weeks. "Candle In The Wind 1997" quickly became the best-selling single of all-time all over the world. The single was released as a b-side to Elton's first single ("Something About The Way You Look Tonight") from his new LP, The Big Picture. All proceeds from the single went to a charity foundation established in memory of the princess. Elton's tribute to Princess Diana, "Candle In The Wind 1997" has officially been declared the biggest-selling single in the world. Almost 32 million copies of the single had been distributed around the world as of October 21st. The previous best-selling single was Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" which sold over 30 million copies worldwide. John's single has hit #1 all around the world.

September
Elton John - "Candle In The Wind 1997" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with his tribute to Princess Diana - the updated "Candle In The Wind 1997." The single hit the Top 10 in its 2nd week on the chart.
button.gif (123 bytes) At the end of the month, Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Something About The Way You Look Tonight."
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Something About The Way You Look Tonight / Candle In The Wind 1997" topped the UK Singles chart for 5 weeks.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "
Candle In The Wind 1997 / Something About The Way You Look Tonight" was certified 11x platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit
#1 for a week with "Candle In The Wind 1997."
button.gif (123 bytes) "
Candle In The Wind 1997 / Something About The Way You Look Tonight" topped the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart and the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart for 14 weeks.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was honored for his AIDS work by the CARE relief agency. Elton donated 10,000 outfits to be auctioned for charity in November. John, describing himself as a "shop-aholic" donated the items to raise funds for his AIDS foundation, the
Elton John Aids Foundation. The event was held at his new London shop, "Out Of The Closet" where fans could pick up ties, suits, shirts, and more for a fraction of what John had paid for them. Over 4 million dollars worth of clothing was donated, and John hopes to raise a fraction of that cost for the charity. John stated: "I just love buying clothes... especially knowing that all my purchases will ultimately be recycled to raise money for charity."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the
Top 10 with "Something About The Way You Look Tonight."
button.gif (123 bytes) "
Something About The Way You Look Tonight" topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart for 10 weeks.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) "
Candle In The Wind 1997 / Something About The Way You Look Tonight" was the top-selling single of the year with sales of 8.1 million.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Year-End Charts with the Top Hot 100 Single and Top Hot 100 Single Sales ("Candle In The Wind 1997 / Something About The Way You Look Tonight"), as the Top Hot 100 Singles Artist and Top Hot 100 Singles Artists - Male.

1998... # 139 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Elton Johnbutton.gif (123 bytes) John talked at a news conference about moving on from a year filled with the loss of friends and tributes. He said "I've put that song ("Candle In The Wind") to rest. I don't even think I'll sing the Marilyn version of it for a long time... I'm not going to go around the world being a professional mourner... I don't want to become the first spokesman for death. But when they're friends of yours, you can't help but do something."
button.gif (123 bytes) At the
American Music Awards, Elton took home the award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton sang "Don't Stop" on
Legacy: A Tribute To Rumours - a tribute LP to Fleetwood Mac.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton received another honor February 9th at the 1998 Brit Awards when he received the Freddie Mercury Award - a special honor for his charitable work. The ceremony took place at the White House while Prime Minister Tony Blair was in the U.S. and Blair said of John: "He is one of the world's greatest living artists... He has done an immense amount for charity, for Britain, an immense amount for music."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton won a
Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Candle In The Wind 1997."
button.gif (123 bytes) Bernie Taupin's lyrics for the updated Elton John song "
Candle In The Wind 1997" were auctioned off for $442,500 in Beverly Hills. The money will go toward a memorial fund set up in Princess Diana's name.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was officially knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in honor of his music and humanitarian work. Elton said of the honor, "...they don't come much bigger than this. I am extremely proud... I love my country and to be recognized in such a way... I can't think of anything better."

May
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17 on VH1: Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll (and # 26 on Rock On The Net's Poll).
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Recover Your Soul."

August
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Breaking Hearts was certified platinum, Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986 was certified 2x platinum, Here And There was certified platinum, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was certified 7x platinum, Greatest Hits Vol. 2 was certified 5x platinum, Tumbleweed Connection was certified platinum, Greatest Hits was certified 15x platinum, and The Big Picture was certified platinum.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) It was announced that Elton has become the #1 best-selling rock artist in the U.S. (second only to
Garth Brooks overall). Elton has sold over 60.6 million units in the U.S.
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Madman Across The Water was certified 2x platinum.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Performance and Pollstar named Elton as the highest grossing concert tour in North America with over $46.2 million in concert grosses.
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Love Songs was certified 2x platinum.

1999... # 138 Singles Artist of the Year

March
Elton John & Tim Rice's Aidabutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton's next LP was a collection of songs from Disney's stage musical Aida: Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida and featured the first single, "Written In The Stars" with LeAnn Rimes which hit the Top 40.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton helped induct Dusty Springfield into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, stating: "I think she is the greatest white singer that there ever has been."

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "
Written In The Stars" was certified gold and Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida was certified gold.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton appeared at a benefit concert in Wyoming in the college town where Matthew Shepard (a gay student beaten to death last October) was from.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton said he felt "very well" after he unexpectedly had a pacemaker inserted at a London hospital.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was named the 2000 MusiCares Person of the Year by the MusiCares Foundation and will be awarded with the honor in February, 2000.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on Rosie O'Donnell's holiday LP,
A Rosie Christmas, on the duet "White Christmas."

2000... # 110 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Rock Songs includes "Your Song" at # 70.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton received the Grammy Legend Award. Backstage at the
Grammy Awards, and said: "I don't want to slag the Grammys, but it's kind of bullsh_t. Who's to say what the best record is or whatever?"

March
The Road To El Dorado soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released the soundtrack to Disney's The Road To El Dorado.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was one of this year's honorees at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Awards. He received the Vito Russo Award. Elton was also honored by the New York Gay Media Group with a special achievement award.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
Somebody Out Of The Blue."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton won a Tony Award for Best Original Score (with Tim Rice) for
Aida.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton made the news when he denounced the leader of Scotland's Roman Catholics: "Cardinal Winning and his ignorance (regarding homosexuality) is totally representative of why people are turning away from the Church."

August
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Love Songs was certified 3x platinum.

October
Elton John - One Night Onlybutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed 2 concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York. The concerts were recorded for a TV special and a live LP, One Night Only.

November
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Rolling Stone & MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs includes "Your Song" at # 30, "Bennie And The Jets" at # 64, and "Tiny Dancer" at # 74.

December
Elton John - "Tiny Dancer" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Elton wrote a new song in tribute to Matthew Shepard called "American Triangle."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released the live LP -
One Night Only.

2001... # 128 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) At the
Grammy Awards, controversy erupted for Elton when he agreed to sing with Eminem on his song "Stan." The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and the Vice President's wife, Lynne Cheny, both spoke out against Elton's apparent alliance with someone they view as singing against homosexuals. Elton did win a Grammy for Best Musical Show Album (Aida).

June
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One Night Only was certified gold.

October
Elton John - Songs From The West Coastbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton released Songs From The West Coast. Elton said of the LP that he's gone "back to basics" for the music - "I can truthfully hold my hand up and say this is the best thing I've done in 25 years... and that feels good."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
I Want Love" - the video for which stars actor Robert Downey, Jr.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Top Internet Albums chart for a week with
Songs From The West Coast.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed at
The Concert For New York City benefit concert in New York City (later released as an LP) with proceeds going to 9/11 charities.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Songs From The West Coast was certified gold.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) John said he would quit recording: "I'm fed up with it. I like playing to you guys but I hate the record industry. I've made 40 albums and it's about time for me to get out."

2002... # 110 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was honored with the 'Hero Award' by the UK Coalition of People Living with HIV and AIDS for his fundraising work.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("I Want Love") and Best Pop Vocal Album (Songs From The West Coast).
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Top 40 with "
This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton's video for "This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore" was nominated for 3 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Male Video, Best Direction (David LaChapelle), and Best Art Direction (Kirsten Vallow).

November
Elton John - Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released another hits compilation - Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the UK Singles chart for a week helping out Blue with their remake of his classic "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word."
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Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002 was certified platinum.

2003...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton sang "Tiny Dancer" at the American Music Awards with Tim McGraw.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance ("Original Sin").
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton toured again with
Billy Joel.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton and
Billy Joel cancelled a concert in Toronto due to concerns over the virus SARS.

May
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Greatest Hits was certified 16x platinum.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton struck a 3 year deal to perform at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas when steady headliner Celine Dion is off. Elton is believed to be receiving about $54 million for about 300 performances.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the UK singles chart for a week with "Are You Ready For Love."

November
Mona Lisa Smile soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on the soundtrack for Mona Lisa Smile with "The Heart Of Every Girl."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: # 91: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, # 135: Greatest Hits, # 158: Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy, # 357: Honky Chateau, # 463: Tumbleweed Connection, # 468: Elton John.

2004...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music Club Play chart for a week with "Are You Ready For Love."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Original Song: "The Heart Of Every Girl" from the film
Mona Lisa Smile.

February
Elton John - Peachtree Roadbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton appeared on the soundtrack for Queer Eye For The Straight Guy with "Are You Ready For Love."

April
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Rolling Stone: The Immortals - The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time included Elton at # 49.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002 was certified 3x platinum.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released
Peachtree Road.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Peachtree Road was certified gold.

button.gif (123 bytes) # 7 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2005...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed as part of the benefit show Tsunami Aid: A Concert Of Hope on NBC.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals ("Sorry Seems To be The Hardest Word" with Ray Charles).

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "Tiny Dancer" was certified gold.

June
Live 8 DVDbutton.gif (123 bytes) On July 2nd, Elton performed in London, England, as part of the worldwide Live 8 concerts. The mission of the concerts was to raise awareness of the on-going poverty in Africa and to pressure the G8 leaders to take action by doubling aid, canceling debt, and delivering trade justice for Africa.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hit the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with a duet with Catherine Britt - "Where We Both Say Goodbye."

September
So Amazing... An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on B.B. King's LP 80 with the track "Rock This House."
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton performed on ReAct Now: Music & Relief - a benefit program shown on music video channels to raise money for those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on the compilation LP
So Amazing... An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross with "Anyone Who Had A Heart."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on the Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now compilation with a live 2001 version of "I'm Still Standing."

December
Elton John - The Captain And The Kidbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton married his longtime partner David Furnish in England.

2006..

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released his next LP
The Captain And The Kid.

November
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To Be Continued... was certified platinum.

2007..

March
Elton John - Rocket Man: Number Ones (CD/DVD)button.gif (123 bytes) The collection Rocket Man: Number Ones (CD/DVD) was released.

April
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Timbaland's LP Timbaland Presents Shock Value on the track "2 Man Show."

September
Goin' Home: A Tribute To Fats Domino compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Elton could be heard on the Fats Domino tribute compilation Goin' Home: A Tribute To Fats Domino with "Blueberry Hill."

2008...

December
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Rolling Stone: 'The Greatest Singers' includes Elton at # 38.

2010...

October
Elton John & Leon Russell - 'The Union'button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released The Union with Leon Russell.

2011...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals ("If It Wasn't For Bad" with Leon Russell).
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Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002 was certified 5x platinum.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton hosted and performed on Saturday Night Live.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton began a 3 year concert run at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

2012...

January
Elton John - 'The Diving Board'button.gif (123 bytes) Elton was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song ("Hello Hello" from the film Gnomeo & Juliet).

2013...

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Elton released
The Diving Board.

2014...



LPs
Elton John - Empty Sky Empty Sky
Released: 1969
Billboard peak: # 6 (in 1975)
Rolling Stone review:4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Empty Sky" - "Val-Hala" - "Western Ford Gateway" - "Hymn 2000" - "Lady What's Tomorrow" - "Sails" - "Scaffold" - "Skyline Pigeon" - "Gulliver / It's Hay Chewed / Reprise" - "Lady Samantha" - "All Across The Havens" - "It's Me That You Need" - "Just Like Strange Rain"
Elton John LP Elton John
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: August, 1970
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 4
Tracks: "Your Song" - "I Need You To Turn To" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "No Shoe Strings On Louise" - "First Episode Of Hienton" - "Sixty Years On" - "Border Song" - "Greatest Discovery" - "Cage" - "The King Must Die" - "Bad Side Of The Moon" - "Grey Seal" - "Rock & Roll Madonna"
Elton John - Tumbleweed Collection Tumbleweed Connection
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: January, 1971
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 5
Tracks: "Ballad Of A Well-Known Gun" - "Come Down In Time" - "Country Comfort" - "Son Of Your Father" - "My Father's Gun" - "Where To Now St. Peter?" - "Love Song" - "Amoreena" - "Talking Old Soldiers" - "Burn Down The Mission" - "Into The Old Man's Shoes" - "Madman Across The Water"
Elton John - 11-17-70 11-17-70
Released: March, 1971
Billboard peak: # 11
Live Tracks: "Bad Side Of The Moon" - "Amoreena" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "Sixty Years On" - "Honky Tonk Women" - "Can I Put You On" - "Burn Down The Mission / My Baby Left Me / Get Back"
Elton John - Madman Across The Water Madman Across The Water
Released: February, 1972
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 8
Tracks: "Tiny Dancer" - "Levon" - "Razor Face" - "Madman Across The Water" - "Indian Sunset" - "Holiday Inn" - "Rotten Peaches" - "All The Nasties" - "Goodbye"
Elton John - 'Honky Chateau'
iTunes
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Honky Chateau
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: March, 1972
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 5 weeks)
Tracks: "Honky Cat" - "Mellow" - "I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself" - "Susie (Dramas)" - "Rocket Man" - "Salvation" - "Slave" - "Amy" - "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters" - "Hercules" - "Slave" (Demo)
Elton John - Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player
iTunes
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Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player
Released: January, 1973
US: 3x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 2 weeks)
Tracks: "Daniel" - "Teacher I Need You" - "Elderberry Wine" - "Blues For My Baby And Me" - "Midnight Creeper" - "Have Mercy On The Criminal" - "I'm Gonna Be A Teenage Idol" - "Texas Love Song" - "Crocodile Rock" - "High Flying Bird" - "Screw You (Young Man's Blues)" - "Jack Rabbit" - "Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again)" - "Skyline Pigeon" (Piano Version)
Elton John - 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'
iTunes
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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: October, 1973
US: 8x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 8 weeks)
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Goodbye Brick Road" - "This Song Has No Title" - "Grey Seal" - "Jamaica Jerk Off" - "I've Seen That Movie Too" - "Sweet Painted Lady" - "Ballad Of Danny Bailey (1909-34)" - "Dirty Little Girl" - "All The Girls Love Alice" - "Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock & Roll)" - "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - "Roy Rogers" - "Social Disease" - "Harmony"
Elton John - 'Caribou'
iTunes
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Caribou
Released: June, 1974
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 4 weeks)
Tracks: "The Bitch Is Back" - "Pinky" - "Grimsby" - "Dixie Lily" - "Solar Prestige a Gammon" - "You're So Static" - "I've Seen The Saucers" - "Stinker" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Ticking" - "Pinball Wizard" - "Sick City" - "Cold Highway" - "Step Into Christmas"
Elton John - 'Greatest Hits'
iTunes
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Greatest Hits
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: November, 1974
US: 16x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 10 weeks)
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Your Song" - "Daniel" - "Honky Cat" - "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - "Rocket Man" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Border Song" - "Crocodile Rock"
Elton John - 'Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy'
iTunes
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Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
Rolling Stone: The 500 Greatest Albums of All-TimeReleased: May, 1975
US: 3x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 7 weeks)
Tracks: "Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirty Cowboy" - "Tower Of Babel" - "Bitter Fingers" - "Tell Me When The Whistle Blows" - "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" - "(Gotta Get A) Meal Ticket" - "Better Off Dead" - "Writing" - "We All Fall In Love Sometimes" - "Curtains" - "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" - "One Day At A Time" - "Philadelphia Freedom"
Elton John - 'Rock Of The Westies'
iTunes
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Rock Of The Westies
Released: October, 1975
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 3 weeks)
Tracks: "Yell Help / Wednesday Night / Ugly" - "Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future)" - "Island Girl" - "Grow Some Funk Of Your Own" - "I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)" - "Street Kids" - "Hard Luck Story" - "Feed Me" - "Billy Bones And The White Bird" - "Planes" - "Sugar On The Floor"
Elton John - Here And There Here And There
Released: March, 1976
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 4
Rolling Stone review: 2 stars from Rolling Stone
Live Tracks: "Skyline Pigeon" - "Border Song" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "Country Comfort" - "Love Song" - "Bad Side Of The Moon" - "Burn Down The Mission" - "Honky Cat" - "Crocodile Rock" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Your Song" - "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - "Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding" - "Rocket Man" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Grey Seal" - "Daniel" - "You're So Static" - "Whatever Gets You Through The Night" - "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" - "I Saw Her Standing There" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Your Song" - "The Bitch Is Back"
Elton John - 'Blue Moves'
iTunes
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Blue Moves
Released: October, 1976
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 3
Tracks: "Your Starter For" - "Tonight" - "One Horse Town" - "Chameleon" - "Boogie Pilgrim" - "Cage The Songbird" - "Crazy Water" - "Shoulder Holster" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Out Of The Blue" - "Between Seventeen And Twenty" - "The Wide-Eyed And Laughing" - "Someone's Final Song" - "Where's The Shoorah?" - "If There's A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)" - "Idol" - "Theme From A Non-Existent TV Series" - "Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance)"
Elton John - Greatest Hits Vol. 2 Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Released: September, 1977
US: 5x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 21
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "The Bitch Is Back" - "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" - "Tiny Dancer" - "I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)" - "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" - "Philadelphia Freedom" - "Island Girl' - "Grow Some Funk Of Your Own" - "Levon" - "Pinball Wizard"
Elton John - A Single Man A Single Man
Released: 1978
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 15
Tracks: "Shine Through" - "Return To Paradise" - "I Don't Care" - "Big Dipper" - "It Ain't Gonna Be Easy" - "Part-Time Love" - "Georgia" - "Shooting Star" - "Madness" - "Reverie" - "Song For Guy" - "Ego" - "Flinstone Boy" - "I Cry At Night" - "Lovesick" - "Strangers"
Elton John - The Thom Bell Sessions The Thom Bell Sessions
Released: 1979
Billboard peak: # 51
Tracks: "Nice And Slow" - "Country Love Song" - "Shine On Through" - "Mama Can't Buy You Love" - "Are You Ready For Love" - "Three Way Love Affair"
Elton John - Victim Of Love Victim Of Love
Released: 1979
Billboard peak: # 35
Tracks: "Johnny B Goode" - "Warm Love In A Cold World" - "Born Bad" - "Thunder In The Night" - "Spotlight" - "Street Boogie" - "Victim Of Love"
Elton John - 21 At 33 21 At 33
Released: May, 1980
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 13
Tracks: "Chasing The Crown" - "Little Jeannie" - "(Sartorial Eloquence) Don't Ya Wanna Play This Game No More?" - "Two Rooms At The End Of The World" - "White Lady White Powder" - "Dear God" - "Never Gonna Fall In Love Again" - "Take Me Back" - "Give Me The Love"
Elton John - The Fox The Fox
Released: 1981
Billboard peak: # 21
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Breaking Down Barriers" - "Heart In The Right Place" - "Just Like Belgium" - "Nobody Wins" - "Fascist Faces" - "Carla Etude / Fanfare" - "Chloe" - "Heels Of The Wind" - "Elton's Song" - "The Fox"
Elton John - Jump Up Jump Up
Released: April, 1982
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 17
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Dear John" - "Spiteful Child" - "Ball & Chain" - "Legal Boys" - "I Am Your Robot" - "Blue Eyes" - "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" - "Princess" - "Where Have All The Good Times Gone?" - "All Quiet On The Western Front"
Elton John - Too Low For Zero Too Low For Zero
Released: May, 1983
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 25
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year)" - "I'm Still Standing" - "Too Low For Zero" - "Religion" - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - "Crystal" - "Kiss The Bride" - "Whipping Boy" - "Saint" - "One More Arrow" - "Earn While You Learn" - "Dreamboat" - "The Retreat"
Elton John - Breaking Hearts Breaking Hearts
Released: July, 1984
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 20
Rolling Stone review: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Restless" - "Slow Down Georgia (She's Poison)" - "Who Wears These Shoes?" - "Breaking Hearts (Ain't What It Used To Be)" - "Lil 'Frigerator" - "Passengers" - "In Neon" - "Burning Buildings" - "Did He Shoot Her?" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)"
Elton John - Ice On Fire Ice On Fire
Released: November, 1985
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 48
Tracks: "This Town" - "Cry To Heaven" - "Soul Glove" - "Nikita" - "Too Young" - "Wrap Her Up" - "Satellite" - "Tell Me What The Papers Say" - "Candy By The Pound" - "Shoot Down The Moon" - "The Man Who Never Died" - "Restless" (live) - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" (live) - "I'm Still Standing" (live)
Elton John - Leather Jackets Leather Jackets
Released: 1986
Billboard peak: # 91
Tracks: "Leather Jackets" - "Hoop On Fire" - "Don't Trust That Woman" - "Go It Alone" - "Gypsy Heart" - "Slow Rivers" - Heartache All Over The World" - "Angeline" - "Memory Of Love" - "Paris" - "I Fall Apart"
Elton John - Live In Australia Elton John Live In Australia
Released: June, 1987
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 24
Rolling Stone review: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Sixty Years On" - "I Need You To Turn To" - "Greatest Discovery" - "Tonight" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "King Must Die" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "Tiny Dancer" - "Have Mercy On The Criminal" - "Madman Across The Water" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Burn Down The Mission" - "Your Song" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me"
Elton John - Greatest Hits Vol. 3 Greatest Hits Vol. 3
Released: September, 1987
Billboard peak: # 84
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - "Mama Can't Buy You Love" - "Little Jeannie" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" - "I'm Still Standing" - "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" - "Heartache All Over The World" - "Too Low For Zero" - "Kiss The Bride" - "Blues Eyes" - "Nikita" - "Wrap Her Up"
Elton John - Reg Strikes Back Reg Strikes Back
Released: June, 1988
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 16
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Town Of Plenty" - "A Word In Spanish" - "Mona Lisas Mad Hatters (Part Two)" - "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That" - "Japanese Hands" - "Goodbye Marlon Brando" - "The Camera Never Lies" - "Heavy Traffic" - "Poor Cow" - "Since God Invented Girls" - "Rope Around A Fool" - "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That" (Shep Pettibone Mix) - "Mona Lisas Mad Hatters (Part Two)" (The Renaissance Mix)
Elton John - Sleeping With The Past Sleeping With The Past
Released: August, 1989
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 23
Rolling Stone review: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Durban Deep" - "Healing Hands" - "Whispers" - "Club At The End Of The Street" - "Sleeping With The Past" - "Stone's Throw From Hurtin'" - "Sacrifice" - "I Never Knew Her Name" - "Amazes Me" - "Blue Avenue" - "Dancing In The End Zone" - "Love Is A Cannibal"
Elton John - To Be Continued... (box set) To Be Continued... (box set)
Released: 1990
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 82
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Come Back Baby" - "Lady Samantha" - "It's Me That You Need" - "Your Song" (Demo Version) - "Rock & Roll Madonna" - "Bad Side Of The Moon" - "Your Song" - "Take Me To The Pilot" - "Border Song" - "Sixty Years On" - "Country Comfort" - "Grey Seal" - "Friends" - "Levon" - "Tiny Dancer" - "Madman Across The Water" - "Honky Cat" - "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters" - "Rocket Man" - "Daniel" - "Crocodile Rock" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - "All The Girls Love Alice" - "Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding" - "Whenever You're Ready (We'll Got Steady Again)" - "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - "Jack Rabbit" - "Harmony" - "Young Man's Blues" - "Step Into Christmas" - "The Bitch Is Back" - "Pinball Wizard" - "Someone Save My Life Tonight" - "Philadelphia Freedom" - "One Day At A Time" - "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" - "I Saw Her Standing There" - "Island Girl" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - "I Feel Like A Bullet" - "Ego" - "Song For Guy" - "Mama Can't Buy You Love" - "Cartier" - "Little Jeannie" - "Donner Pour Donner" - "Fanfare" - "Chloe" - "Restreat" - "Blue Eyes" - "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - "I'm Still Standing" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" - "Act Of War" - "Nikita" - "Candle In The Wind" (live) - "Carla Etude" (live) - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" (live) - "I Don't Want To Go On With You Like That" (12" Shep Pettibone Mix) - "Give Peace A Chance" - "Sacrifice" - "Made For Me" - "You Gotta Love Someone" - "I Swear I Heard The Night Talkin'" - "Easier To Walk Away"
Elton John - The One The One
Released: June, 1992
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 8
Tracks: "Simple Life" - "The One" - "Sweat It Out" - "Runaway Train" - "Whitewash Country" - "North" - "When A Woman Doesn't Want You" - "Emily" - "On Dark Street" - "Understanding Women" - "The Last Song" - "Suit Of Wolves" - "Fat Boys And Ugly Girls"
Elton John - Rare Masters (box set) Rare Masters
Released: October, 1992
Tracks: "I've Been Loving You" - "Here's To The Next Time" - "Lady Samantha" - "All Across The Havens" - "It's Me That You Need" - "Just Like Strange Rain" - "Bad Side Of The Moon" - "Rock And Roll Madonna" - "Grey Seal" - "Friends" - "Michelle's Song" - "Seasons" - "Variation On Michelle's Song (A Day In The Country)" - "Can I Put You On" - "Honey Roll" - "Variation On Friends" - "I Meant To Do My Work Today (A Day In The Country)" - "Four Moods" - "Seasons Reprise" - "Madman Across The Water" - "Into The Old Man's Shoes" - "Rock Me When He's Gone" - "Slave" - "Skyline Pigeon" - "Jack Rabbit" - "Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again)" - "Let Me Be Your Car" - "Screw You (Young Man's Blues)" - "Step Into Christmas" - "Ho! Ho! Ho! Who'd Be A Turkey At Christmas" - "Sick City" - "Cold Highway" - "One Day At A Time" - "I Saw Her Standing There" - "House Of Cards" - "Planes" - "Sugar On The Floor"
Elton John - Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986 Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986
Released: November, 1992
Tracks: "I'm Still Standing" - "Mama Can't Buy You Love" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Little Jeannie" - "Blue Eyes" - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" - "Kiss The Bride" - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - "Who Wears These Shoes?" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" - "Wrap Her Up" - "Nikita"
Elton John - Duets Duets
Released: November, 1993
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 25
Tracks: "Teardrops" (with k.d. lang) - "When I Think About Love (I Think About You)" (with PM Dawn) - "The Power" (with Little Richard) - "Shakey Ground" (with Don Henley) - "True Love" (with Kiki Dee) - "If You Were Me" (with Chris Rea) - "Woman's Needs" (with Tammy Wynette) - "Old Friend" (with Nik Kershaw) - "Go On And On" (with Gladys Knight) - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (with RuPaul) - "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" (with Marcella Detroit) - "I'm Your Puppet" (with Paul Young) - "Love Letters" (with Bonnie Raitt) - "Born To Lose" (with Leonard Cohen) - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Duets For One"
Elton John - Made In England Made In England
Released: March, 1995
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 13
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Believe" - "Made In England" - "House" - "Cold" - "Pain" - "Belfast" - "Latitude" - "Please" - "Man" - "Lies" - "Blessed"
Elton John - Love Songs Love Songs
Released: September, 1996
US: 3x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 24
Tracks: "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" - "The One" - "Sacrifice" - "Daniel" - "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" - "Your Song" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Believe" - "Blue Eyes" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Blessed" - "Candle In The Wind" (live) - "You Can Make History (Young Again)" - "No Valentines" - "Circle Of Life"
Elton John - The Big Picture The Big Picture
Released: September, 1997
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 9
Tracks: "Long Way From Happiness" - "Live Like Horses" - "End Will Come" - "If The River Can Bend" - "Love's Got A Lot To Answer For" - "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" - "Big Picture" - "Recover Your Soul" - "January" - "I Can't Steer My Heart Clear Of You" - "Wicked Dreams"
The Road To El Dorado soundtrack The Road To El Dorado
Released: March, 2000
Billboard peak: # 63
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Dorado" - "Someday Out Of The Blue" - "Without Question" - "Friends Never Say Goodbye" - "Trail We Blaze" - "16th Century Man" - "Panic In Me" - "It's Tough To Be A God" - "Trust Me" - "My Heart Dances" - "Queen Of Cities" - "Cheldorado" - "Brig" - "Wonders Of The New World"
Elton John - One Night Only One Night Only
Released: December, 2000
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 65
Live Tracks: "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - "Philadelphia Freedom" - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - "Rocket Man" - "Daniel" - "Crocodile Rock" - "Sacrifice" - "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Your Song" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" - "Candle In The Wind" - "The Bitch Is Back" - "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" - "I'm Still Standing" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues"
Elton John - Songs From The West Coast Songs From The West Coast
Released: October, 2001
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 15
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "The Emperor's New Clothes" - "Dark Diamond" - "Look Ma No Hands" - "American Triangle" - "Original Sin" - "Birds" - "I Want Love" - "The Wasteland" - "Ballad Of The Boy In The Red Shoes" - Love Her Like Me" - "Mansfield" - "This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore"
Elton John - Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002 Greatest Hits 1970 - 2002
Released: November, 2002
US: 5x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 12
Tracks: "Your Song" - "Levon" - "Tiny Dancer" - "Rocket Man" - "Honky Cat" - "Crocodile Rock" - "Daniel" - "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" - "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Bennie & The Jets" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "The Bitch Is Back" - "Philadelphia Freedom" - "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" - "Island Girl" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - "Little Jeannie" - "I'm Still Standing" - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" - "I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That" - "Nikita" - "Sacrifice" - "The One" - "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" - "Circle Of Life" - "Believe" - "Blessed" - "Somethiing About The Way You Look Tonight" - "I Want Love" - "Written In The Stars" (with LeAnn Rimes) - "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore"
Elton John - Peachtree Road Peachtree Road
Released: November, 2004
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 17
Rolling Stone: 4 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B-
Tracks: "Weight Of The World" - 'Porch Swing In Tupelo" - "Answer In The Sky" - "Turn The Lights Out When You Leave" - "My Elusive Drug" - "They Call Her The Cat" - "Freaks In Love" - "All That I'm Allowed (I'm Thankful)" - "I Stop And I Breathe" - "Too Many Tears" - It's Getting Dark In Here" - "I Can't Keep This From You"
Elton John - The Captain And The Kid The Captain And The Kid
Released: September, 2006
Billboard peak: # 18
Rolling Stone: 4 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: A-
Tracks: "Postcards From Richard Nixon" - "Just Like Noah's Ark" - "Would Have You Any Other Way (NYC)" - "Tinderbox" - "And The House Fell Down" - "Blues Never Fade Away" - "The Bridge" - "I Must Have Lost It On The Wind" - "Old '67" - "The Captain And The Kid"
Elton John - Rocket Man: Number Ones (CD/DVD) Rocket Man: Number Ones (CD/DVD)
Released: March, 2007
Billboard peak: # 9
Tracks: "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" - "Bennie And The Jets" - "Daniel" - "Crocodile Rock" - "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" - "Philadelphia Freedom" - "Island Girl" - Don't Go Breaking My Heart" (with Kiki Dee)" - "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" - "Sacrifice" - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" - "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?" - "Your Song" - "Tiny Dancer" - "Rocket Man" - "Candle In The Wind" - "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" - Tracks: "Bennie And The Jets" - "Rocket Man" - "Candle In The Wind 1997" - "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" - "Your Song"
Elton John & Leon Russell - 'The Union'
Available for download at iTunes
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The Union (with Leon Russell)
Released: October, 2010
Tracks: "If It Wasn't For Bad" - "Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes" - "Hey Ahab" - "Gone To Shiloh" - "Jimmie Rodgers' Dream' - "There's No Tomorrow" - "Monkey Suit" - "The Best Part Of The Day" - "A Dream Come True" - "When Love Is Dying" - "I Should Have Sent Roses" - "Hearts Have Turned To Stone" - "Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)" - "In The Hands Of Angels"
Elton John - 'The Diving Board' The Diving Board
Released: September 24, 2013
Tracks: "Oceans Away" - "Oscar Wilde Gets Out" - "A Town Called Jubilee" - "The Ballad Of Blind Tom" - "Dream #1" - "My Quicksand" - "Can't Stay Alone Tonight" - "Voyeur" - "Home Again" - "Take This Dirty Water" - "Dream #2" - "The New Fever Waltz" - "Mexican Vacation (Kids In the Candlelight)" - 'Dream #3" - "The Diving Board" - "Candlelit Bedroom"
LINKS
POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Candle In The Wind
Candle In The Wind 1997
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
5
1(1)
13
10
1988
1997
Elton John - "Candle In The Wind 1997" (Single)
iTunes
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2 Can You Feel The Love Tonight

from
The Lion King soundtrack
ARC chart run: 35 - 25 - 19 - 14 - 12 - 10 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 5 - 5 - 7 - 11 - 13 - 16 - 25 - 30 - off
2 20 1994 Elton John - "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" (Single)
iTunes
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3 That's What Friends Are For
[Dionne & Friends]
1(4) 15 1986 Dionne & Friends - "That's What Friends Are For" (Single)
iTunes
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4 Philadelphia Freedom

from the LP
Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
1(2) 17 1975 Elton John - "Philadelphia Freedom" (Single)
iTunes
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5 Elton John - "Bennie And The Jets" (Single)Bennie And The Jets
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
1(1) 16 1974 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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6 Crocodile Rock
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player
1(3) 14 1973 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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7 Don't Go Breaking My Heart
[Elton John & Kiki Dee]
Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986
1(4) 15 1976 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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8 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
[George Michael & Elton John]

Duets
1(1) 15 1992 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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9 Little Jeannie

from the LP 21 At 33
ARC chart run: 36 - 24 - 19 - 12 - 9 - 8 - 6 - 4 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 9 - 19 - 36 - 40 - off
2 15 1980 Elton John - "Little Jeannie" (Single)
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10 The One
The One
5 16 1992 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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11 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
2 14 1973 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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12 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

from the LP
Too Low For Zero
ARC chart run: 38 - 33 - 24 - 19 - 17 - 12 - 10 - 9 - 6 - 5 - 4 - 8 - 18 - 30 - off
4 14 1984 Elton John - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" (Single)
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13 Island Girl
Rock Of The Westies
1(3) 12 1975 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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14 I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That
Reg Strikes Back
2 13 1988 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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15 Daniel
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player
2 12 1973 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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16 Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
1(2) 10 1974 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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17 Believe
Made In England
5 13 1995 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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18 Mama Can't Buy You Love
Greatest Hits Vol. 3
9 14 1979 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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19 Elton John - "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" (Single)Sad Songs (Say So Much)
Breaking Hearts
5 12 1984 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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20 Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Blue Moves
6 11 1972 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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21 Rocket Man
Honky Chateau
6 12 1972 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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22 Someone Saved My Life Tonight
Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
4 10 1975 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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23 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
Caribou
2 9 1974 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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24 Blue Eyes

from the LP
Jump Up
ARC chart run: 38 - 33 - 28 - 24 - 19 - 18 - 14 - 11 - 10 - 9 - 8 - 22 - off
8 12 1982 Elton John - "Blue Eyes" (Single)
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25 Nikita
Ice On Fire
6 11 1986 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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26 Elton John - "Your Song" (Single)Your Song
Elton John
8 11 1971 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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27 The Bitch Is Back
Caribou
4 9 1974 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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28 Elton John - "I'm Still Standing" (Single)I'm Still Standing

from the LP
Too Low For Zero
available for download at
Available for download at iTunes
10 12 1983 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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29 Circle Of Life
The Lion King soundtrack
10 11 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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30 Something About The Way You Look Tonight
The Big Picture
10 11 1997 Elton John - "Candle In The Wind 1997" (Single)
iTunes
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31 Elton John - "Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny)" (Single)Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)

from the LP
Jump Up
available for download at
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8 10 1982 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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32 The Last Song
The One
9 10 1993 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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33 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
12 9 1973 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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34 Who Wears These Shoes
Breaking Hearts
12 10 1984 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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35 Healing Hands
Sleeping With The Past
11 9 1989 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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36 Sacrifice

from the LP
Sleeping With The Past
ARC chart run: 35 - 28 - 25 - 23 - 21 - 18 - 15 - 17 - 26 - off
15 9 1990 Elton John - "Sacrifice" (Single)
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37 Simple Life
The One
15 10 1993 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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38 Blessed
Made In England
15 8 1996 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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39 Honky Cat
Honky Chateau
8 7 1972 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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40 Kiss The Bride

from the LP
Too Low For Zero
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 28 - 25 - 21 - 18 - 17 - 36 - off
17 8 1983 Elton John - "Kiss The Bridge" (Single)
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41 Wrap Her Up
Ice On Fire
17 8 1985 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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42 Written In The Stars
[Elton John & LeAnn Rimes]
Elton John & Tim Rice's Aida
17 7 1999 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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43 Through The Storm
[Aretha Franklin & Elton John]
Aretha's
Through The Storm
14 7 1989 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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44 A Word In Spanish
Reg Strikes Back
16 6 1988 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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45 Nobody Wins
The Fox
15 6 1981 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
46 Part-Time Love
A Single Man
22 7 1978 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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47 You Can Make History (Young Again)
Love Songs
22 6 1996 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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48 Chloe

from the LP
The Fox
ARC chart run: 36 - 32 - 28 - 26 - 22 - 20 - 32 - off
20 7 1981 Elton John - "Chloe" (Single)
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49 Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Rock Of The Westies
14 5 1976 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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50 Levon
Madman Across The Water
24 7 1972 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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51 Club At The End Of The Street
Sleeping With The Past
23 5 1990 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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52 Made In England
Made In England
29 4 1995 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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53 Recover Your Soul
The Big Picture
25 4 1998 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
54 I Want Love
Songs From The West Coast
26 5 2001 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
55 This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore
Songs From The West Coast
28 4 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
56 In Neon
Breaking Hearts
25 4 1985 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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57 True Love
[Elton John & Kiki Dee]
Duets
32 4 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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58 Somebody Out Of The Blue
The Road To El Dorado soundtrack
32 4 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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59 Flames Of Paradise
[Jennifer Rush with Elton John]
33 3 1987 [ LYRICS ]
60 Victim Of Love
Victim Of Love
31 4 1979 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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61 Friends
To Be Continued...
34 4 1971 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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62 Ego
A Single Man
34 4 1978 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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63 Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance)
Blue Moves
28 3 1977 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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64 You Gotta Love Someone
To Be Continued...
34 2 1991 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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65 (Sartorial Eloquence) Don't Ya
Wanna Play This Game No More?

from the LP
21 At 33
34 2 1980 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Border Song
Elton John
** ** 1970 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
  Elton John - "Tiny Dancer" (Single)Tiny Dancer
Madman Across The Water
** ** 1972 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]

Available for download at iTunes
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  I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)
Rock Of The Westies
** ** 1976 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Heartache All Over The World
Leather Jackets
** ** 1986 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Runaway Train
The One
** ** 1992 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Don't Go Breaking My Heart
[Elton John & RuPaul]
Duets
** ** 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
  Friends Never Say Goodbye
The Road To El Dorado soundtrack
** ** 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Original Sin
Songs From The West Coast
** ** 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Are You Ready For Love
The Thom Bell Sessions
** ** 2003 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  The Heart Of Every Girl
Mona Lisa Smile soundtrack
** ** 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Answer In The Sky
Peachtree Road
** ** 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  All That I'm Allowed (I'm Thankful)
Peachtree Road
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  The Bridge
The Captain And The Kid
** ** 2006 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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