Is ‘Victim of Love’ Elton John’s Worst Album?
It may not be as instantly quotable as Greil Marcus reviewing Bob Dylan’s New Morning (“What is this shit?”) but Lester Bangs’ take on Elton John’s Victim of Love in 1979 packs a similar punch:
Yes, Elton John’s Stepfather Really Was That Great
Fred "Derf" Farebrother later served as the singer-songwriter's band chauffeur and sometime roadie.
How Elton John Conjured Up His Past With ‘Crocodile Rock’
Sardonic, sincere, outlandish and tuneful—that was Elton John in the '70s, and that was “Crocodile Rock.”
‘Bennie and the Jets': The Elton John Song That Made Axl Rose Want to Rock
Classic 1973 song was inspired by the era and ended up as inspiration for future artists.
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.
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.'
How Elvis Presley Mounted That Amazing ’68 Comeback
This performance finds the most significant figure in rock history shattering every expectation, staking his claim as one of the greatest performers of all time.