Elton John

March 25th, 1947 Elton John’s birthday

As I like it, I’m trying to find new and special things about the artists I’m writing about. Some things are familiar to me, some are new. Today it’s about Sir Elton John. In 1979, Elton was the first Western rock star who performed in both countries Israel and USSR. Before using the name Elton, he failed his lead vocalist auditions for King Crimson, they chose Emerson, Lake & Palmer(Greg Lake – founder). He helped Eminem to fight his drug problems; It was unlikely that two opposite personalities to become good friends. They performed together Eminem’s song “Stan” at 2001 Grammy Awards; later on, Eminem recognized that Sir Elton helped him to get off the drug addiction. Eminem admitted to having a problem with prescription drugs and was treated for a near-fatal methadone overdose. As we all know, Elton is famous for his collaborations with many artists. In 1993 he released the album “Duets”; the

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25 martie 1947 s-a nascut Elton John

asa cum v-am obisnuit si cum imi place si mie, incerc sa gasesc niste lucruri inedite in legatura cu cei despre care scriu. si eu caut si aflu lucruri noi, unele pe care poate le stiam, unele pe care le aud acum in premiera. azi a venit randul lui Elton John 🙂 In 1979, Elton a devenit primul Western rock star care a performat in amandoua tarile, atat in Israel, cat si in URSS. inainte de a se lansa cu numele de Elton, acesta a fost la o auditie (vocalist) pentru trupa rock King Crimson, dar acestia au ales sa mearga mai departe cu viitorul Emerson, Lake & Palmer (Greg Lake – fondator). l-a ajutat pe Eminem sa se lase de droguri; dupa ce era putin probabil ca cei doi, cu polaritati opuse sa devina prieteni, la Premiile Grammy din 2001, acestia au facut echipa interpretand in duet una dintre

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