Life and career Early life. Elton John was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947, in Pinner, Middlesex, the eldest child of Stanley Dwight ( 1925– 1991) and only child of Sheila Eileen ( née Harris; 1925– ), and was raised in a council house by his maternal grandparents, in Pinner. His parents married in 1945, when the family moved to a nearby semi- detached house.
Paring Elton' s illustrious career down to a 2- disc greatest hits is obviously an impossible task, so the bottom line is whether this does its job, and the answer is a resounding YES. " Levon" is a song written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin and recorded by Elton John. John recorded it on February 27, 1971 and released it on his fourth album, Madman Across the Water. Backing vocals are provided by Tony Burrows.
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: The Illustrated Elton John Discography Includes complete listings of Elton John lyrics, US and UK singles ( stock and promotional issues), bootleg CDs, and imports.