A thoroughly great movie, Almost Famous is set in the early 1970s and revolves around the adventures of a teenage music journalist and a rock band called Stillwater.
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In the approximately 40 years since I bought my first long-playing vinyl record-type album thing, a whole lot has changed about the way the average person consumes music. This is pretty obvious stuff.
Elton John has returned with an elegiac Tumbleweed Connection-era style triumph, while Gov’t Mule, Sammy Hagar and Willie Nelson are joined by a series of famous friends. Sting, meanwhile, disappoints.
Second acts are difficult; third acts, even more so. But what of a fourth? That’s Elton John, who’s already been a country-inflected singer-songwriter, Captain Fantastic and a mainstream pop star.
With this new video, Elton John returns to the contemplative approach that made his early-1970s work so resonant, though “Home Again” finds him sounding older, wiser and (with a sadly nostalgic lyric) deeply aware of the time that has passed.
There was no bigger rock star on earth during the first half of the 1970s than Elton John. A fleet of hit singles and a series of remarkable albums saw the singer and piano player extraordinaire combining the rare luxury of creative freedom
‘I’m not interested in the past’: Elton John insists his new T Bone Burnett project isn’t about reminiscing
Elton John, providing a sneak peek into his upcoming album The Diving Board, says he doesn’t know how fans will receive producer T Bone Burnett’s stripped-down, rootsy approach. “That’s part and parcel of the excitement,” he adds.
‘I wasn’t looking to duplicate Steve’s voice’: How the Spencer Davis Group carried on without Winwood
The Spencer Davis Group was, and remains, more than Steve Winwood – having continued recording and touring into the new millennium under the auspices of its Welsh-born multi-instrumentalist namesake.
A new box set of Elton John’s classic 1970s albums has been announced, even as he readies for a new tour.
Dan Wooding, author of 45 books, was the first journalist to ever write a story about the young Rick Wakeman. That gives him a unique perspective on the legendary keyboardist’s work