30 Years Ago: John Candy Brings Laughs, Sweetness and Pathos to ‘Uncle Buck’
John Hughes' film transcends “crazy uncle watches nieces and nephews, learns the meaning of family” plot.
The Story Behind Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’
Bernie Taupin wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Rocket Man" while driving. It was all uphill from there.
The Best Song From Every Elton John Album
Even his weakest albums remind us of what a way he has with a melody.
How Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ Became a Masterpiece
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.
Elton John Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Elton John album, from worst to best.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘American Beauty’ – EP Review
We review Bruce Springsteen's new EP, 'American Beauty.'
41 Years Ago: Elton John Releases ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’
Oh, to be Elton John in the early seventies! Sex, money, cocaine, fame, cocaine, success, sex, adulation, sex, touring, cocaine, hobnobbing, sexy cocaine, cocaine-addled sex...quite the lifestyle.
50 Years Ago: ‘Beatlemania’ Is Born
When the Beatles took the stage fifty years ago today (Oct. 13 -- ignore the date on this video) to appear on the variety show 'Sunday Night at the London Palladium,' they were four lads armed with the simple tools of their early classics--a bass, two guitars, drum kit. The psychedelia, the massive studio productions, the brilliance and adoration, suspicion and disintegration -- those were years a
Elton John, ‘The Diving Board’ – Album Review
What's left for Elton John to prove? The guy is a knight of the round table. He's sold approximately six gajillion records. He's got a live residency in Las Vegas. Hell, he's even paid tribute to Liberace on the Emmys!