How Elton John Conjured Up His Past With ‘Crocodile Rock’
Sardonic, sincere, outlandish and tuneful—that was Elton John in the '70s, and that was “Crocodile Rock.”
‘Bennie and the Jets': The Elton John Song That Made Axl Rose Want to Rock
Classic 1973 song was inspired by the era and ended up as inspiration for future artists.
The Best Song From Every Elton John Album
Even his weakest albums remind us of what a way he has with a melody.
Revisiting Elton John’s Second No. 1 LP, ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’
Oh, to be Elton John in the early '70!
Revisiting Elton John’s Masterpiece, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This was the second studio album he released in 1973, and his seventh in five years. Oh, and it was a double album.
Billy Joel Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks Billy Joel albums, from worst to best.
50 Years Ago: Elton John’s Debut ‘Empty Sky’ Hints at the Greatness to Come
It's not a bad record by any means, but Elton John's 'Empty Sky' is a product of its time.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to Change ‘Beggars Banquet’ Cover
The Rolling Stones and controversy go together like fish and chips. In 1968, one of their best-known controversies kept their classic album 'Beggars Banquet' album off shelves for nearly six months in a protracted dispute over the legendary "toilet cover."