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I'm not going to pretend there's some kind of news value in this video of Sir Elton John falling backwards out of his courtside chair at a tennis tournament Sunday, but from a slapstick perspective…   Read Story »
The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as "an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the BBC's strongest commitment to…   Read Story »
Next week, Kate Bush will perform her first concert in 35 years at London's Hammersmith Apollo. She last toured in 1979, following the release of Lionheart. BBC 4 has released an hour-long…   Read Story »
Ben Folds has covered "Grey Seal" among other Elton John jams throughout his career, and John's influence is obvious in Folds' own plucky piano-pop. So it must have been a huge thrill for Folds when…   Read Story »
Elton John's classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road turned 40 last October and recently received a massive reissue with alternate versions, live cuts, and exclusive new covers like Miguel and Wale's take…   Read Story »
As part of a grand 40th-anniversary reissue of Elton John's landmark album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, a mob of today's musicians are going to cover every single song on the original album. And the…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries…   Read Story »
Like last year, Bonnaroo is announcing the bulk of its fest lineup via a 30-minute B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) webcast. The 2014 reveal is hosted by comedians Hannibal Buress…   Read Story »
Elton John's 1973 smash hit album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is getting a blowout 40th anniversary reissue this spring, and part of the usual bonus feature motherlode (a disc of live recordings, a…   Read Story »
From the makers of Gnomeo And Juliet comes the Elton John biopic. Before you get any ideas -- CGI? 3-D? -- it should be known that one of that film's producers was John's partner David Furnish. So…   Read Story »