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Who is Elton John?

Kirsten Anderson

Who is Elton John?

by Kirsten Anderson

  • 374 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Singers,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Nancy Harrison
    SeriesWho is--?, Who is--?
    ContributionsHarrison, Nancy, ill
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p.
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27201798M
    ISBN 100448488469, 1484476514
    ISBN 109780448488462, 9781484476512
    OCLC/WorldCa913924808

      Book Overview How does a little boy from the London suburbs named Reginald Kenneth Dwight grow up to become one of the biggest pop stars of all time? A lot of talent and a lot of personality Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of : Kirsten Anderson, Joseph J. M. Qiu.   There have been many books written about Elton John, but now the “Rocket Man” is set to tell his own story. The music legend, 71,….

      Elton John’s Bookshelves Are Meticulous. Just Ask Him. What books are on your nightstand? although I love Philip Larkin and John Cooper Clarke. For . No book ever published inthe U.S. has successfully captured the passion, the outlandishness, and the complexity of Elton John's life, much less his music. With nothing off-limits, Elton John: The Bitch Is Back stands out as a uniquely rich examination of the pop icon's public and private lives.

      Me by Elton John review – a landmark in the memoir genre The musician shares every detail of his life, from drugs to tantrums via stage antics, in his eye-popping autobiography Kitty EmpireAuthor: Kitty Empire.   This book is in-obtainable because of Elton John's incredible humour. You realise that by the End of the book that Elton is so loved, because he is just one of the most down to earth and honest musicians that the United Kingdom has EVER produced in Modern British Popular Music/5(K).


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Who is Elton John? by Kirsten Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Who Is Elton John. The crowd at the Troubadour club didn’t pay much attention to the piano player quietly singing onstage. The twenty-three-year-old singer’s record company had worked hard to get many important people in the music business to come to the Los Angeles club and hear its new discovery/5(35).

Like others in the "Who Is" series, this is an excellent book for young readers detailing the personal and professional life of Elton John. Interspersed in the story of his life are short informational pages of other people or events that were relevant at the time.4/5(23).

Sir Elton John, CBE, is a multi-award winning solo artist who has achieved 38 gold and 31 platinum or multi-platinum albums, has sold more than million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest-selling single of all time, ‘Candle in the Wind ’/5(K).

Elton John is one of the greatest superstars of all time, one of the most amazing live performers and a world-stature recording artist with sensational sales. Why. Why. This book tells you the real story of how Elton Hercules John, the boy from an ordinary London suburb, became an ouststanding name in music not just in England, not just in the States but throughout the world.

Elton John: 11 juicy details from his new memoir - CNN If you saw "Rocketman," you know that Elton John overcame shyness and a nasty drug problem to become one of the biggest and most enduring pop.

At certain points, Elton John’s memoir, Me, reads like a conversation with Tahani Al-Jamil from The Good Place (and let’s be honest, they probably know each other!).

References abound — to Author: Justin Curto. The book could also have easily tipped into self-parody, with Elton as a musical Zelig figure, witnessing, in turn, the death of s pop, the emergence of 70s rock, the brief burst of punk. Who Is Elton John.

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Drawn Together. However, Elton John is a gay man who had a bad drug/alcohol problem for part of his life, and he is candid about all of those things, so if any of those things upset your grandma, don't give it to her/5. A multiple Grammy-winning legend and flamboyant superstar, Elton is the most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of his generation.

Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March in Pinner, Middlesex, the eldest child of Stanley Dwight (–) and only child of Sheila Eileen (née Harris; –), and was raised in a council house in Pinner by his maternal grandparents.

Elton John is a British singer, pianist and composer. Along with selling more than million records, he has found success on Broadway.

Elton John Describes a Bizarre Lunch With Michael Jackson in New Memoir Sylvester Stallone Tried, and Failed, to Seduce Princess DianaAuthor: Justin Curto.

Elton john book SAVE money by comparing prices on + models Read Reviews and expert tests Don't overpay – Make a better purchase today. Elton John on life, fate and embracing your bad side 21/10/; General Man behind the music: 7 amazing stories you didn’t know about Elton John 15/10/; Literary The best book-to-film adaptations 08/04/   Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three.

Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll. He cut his first album in and has dominated the airwaves ever since with songs like "Your Song," "Crocodile Rock" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."/5().

A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the upcoming film Rocketman. The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of all time.5/5(10).

T he story of Elton John’s kaleidoscopic, Ozian life has been told many times over: in his own albums and in documentaries and books. The musical. Recappin’ Fantastic: The Most Fascinating Reveals From Elton John’s Memoir The deeply dishy book tells almost all about coming out, straight.

Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three. Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton’s real love was rock and roll. He cut his first album in and has dominated the airwaves ever since with songs like “Your Song,” “Crocodile Rock” and. Elton John can.

The year his life changed was The Elton John album had only been released, and it was getting praises. Elton landed at Los Angeles airport and discovered a red London bus waiting outside. On the side of it, it was written, “Elton John has arrived!” A few days after, Elton played the popular Troubadour nightclub.Megastar Elton John is a British singer, songwriter and composer internationally known for a wide range of work that has sold over million records.

He has also composed for the Tony-Award-winning musical “Billy Elliot”. His first album, from the 70s, was an immediate success and it included hits like “Crocodile Rock”.Elton John, as he would later call himself, started playing piano at the age of three.

Although he was trained to play classical music, Elton's real love was rock and roll. He cut his first album in and has dominated the airwaves ever since with songs like "Your Song," "Crocodile Rock" and .