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Daily 70s Ad: Elton John ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “A single from his forthcoming album.” Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s tune reached #2 on the US charts and #16 in the UK. Daily 70s Ad #195: Elton John ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Elton John, ‘Your Song’ (Live ’70)

A very good Monday to you. Let us start off the week by hopping all the way back to 1970. Here’s Elton John singing “Your Song” live in a performance for the BBC. “Your Song” appeared on the L.P. Elton … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Elton John, ‘Tiny Dancer’ (live ’71)

Mood Music time. Here’s Elton John performing “Tiny Dancer” live on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1971. This performance likely dates from around September, 1971 and one of the first episodes of Whistle Test. “Tiny Dancer,” written by … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Elton John, ‘Honky Cat’ (live ’72)

I spent the last hour searching around looking for a good 1970s song relevant to Veteran’s Day (technically yesterday, but many have today off as a holiday) and came up empty. I had a few options in mind but no … Continue reading

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Time covers 1975

In posts past, we took a look at eye-catching Time Magazine covers from 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1974. Today, let’s turn our attention to the year 1975. Major events included the end of the Vietnam War, Ford’s first full … Continue reading

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LIFE Magazine, 1971: Rock Stars and their parents

The September 24, 1971 issue, of LIFE Magazine ran a photo story featuring rock stars posing with their parents. Time.com has put a collection of shots online and I invite you to explore it. The images, taken by John Olson, … Continue reading

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