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Me In His Only Official Autobiography, Music Icon Elton John Writes About His Extraordinary Life, Which Is Also The Subject Of The Film RocketmanChristened Reginald Dwight, He Was A Shy Boy With Buddy Holly Glasses Who Grew Up In The London Suburb Of Pinner And Dreamed Of Becoming A Pop Star By The Age Of Twenty Three, He Was On His First Tour Of America, Facing An Astonished Audience In His Tight Silver Hotpants, Bare Legs And A T Shirt With ROCK AND ROLL Emblazoned Across It In Sequins Elton John Had Arrived And The Music World Would Never Be The Same AgainHis Life Has Been Full Of Drama, From The Early Rejection Of His Work With Song Writing Partner Bernie Taupin To Spinning Out Of Control As A Chart Topping Superstar From Half Heartedly Trying To Drown Himself In His LA Swimming Pool To Disco Dancing With The Queen From Friendships With John Lennon, Freddie Mercury And George Michael To Setting Up His AIDS Foundation All The While, Elton Was Hiding A Drug Addiction That Would Grip Him For Over A DecadeIn Me Elton Also Writes About Getting Clean And Changing His Life, About Finding Love With David Furnish And Becoming A Father


About the Author: Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John CBE born Reginald Kenneth Dwight is an English pop rock singer, composer and pianist.In his four decade career, John has been one of the dominant forces in rock and popular music, especially during the 1970s He has soldthan 300 million albums and over one hundred million singles, making him one of the most successful artists of all time He has won five Grammy awards and one Academy Award His success has had a profound impact on popular music and has contributed to the continued popularity of the piano in rock and roll In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him 49 on their list of the 100 greatest artists of all time.Some of the characteristics of John s music are his ability to quickly craft melodies for the lyrics of songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, his former rich tenor now baritone voice, his classical and gospel influenced piano, the aggressive orchestral arrangements of Paul Buckmaster among others and the flamboyant fashions and on stage showmanship, especially evident during the 1970s.John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 He has been heavily involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s and was knighted in 1998 He entered into a civil partnership with David Furnish on 21 December 2005 and continues to be a champion for the LGBT social movements.



10 thoughts on “Me

  1. says:

    EDIT I m changing this to FIVE stars from four I keep recommending it and thinking about it and loving on Elton s infectious and unique personality I watched the movie last week and kept adding details where I thought they glossed over and narrating to my husband as we watched haha sorry husband


  2. says:

    Absolutely phenomenal Elton John wrote with a frankness and candor that many biographers do not There were parts that I have to admit made me a little uncomfortable, but as I said he didn t mince words not happenings.Taking us from his quite abysmal childhood, his early confusion about his sexual i


  3. says:

    I rarely give 5 stars to books, but in this case I kinda had to because it was just really damn good I m fond of autobiographies in general, even though you always have to be wary of the subject putting themselves in an exclusively good light Fortunately, not something you really have to worry about


  4. says:

    This is a review that can be followed to the tune of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John When are you gonna come down When are you going to write I should have stayed on GoodreadsI should have listened to my old planIt knows it can t hold me foreverI didn t sign up with youThis review s one for you


  5. says:

    Maybe I need to start off this review by saying that I m a massive fan of Elton John He was a huge part of my childhood, because The Lion King was my favourite movie and I watched the VHS of it to shreds My mother then showed me her CDs of the guy who wrote the soundtrack and I was amazed by his voice I


  6. says:

    Despite the fact that some of hits were recorded before I was even born, I love me some Elton John I had to stop the book repeatedly to go listen to the songs he mentions, which made this autobiography also turn into an abbreviated discography Elton John s life has been quite the whirlwind, with high highs


  7. says:

    I love reading celeb memoirs and as soon as I saw Elton John had written one, I knew I had to read it He s always been outspoken and I figured he wouldn t shy away from anything regarding his life And I was right, he pretty much laid it all on the table, the highs and lows and everything in between.Elton Joh


  8. says:

    Elton John Fantastical, surreal and over the top Elton John A great soul with a kind heart an honest, witty and fascinating human being a shining star I remember the day I heard Elton John for the first time and fell in love with him I was in my early teens and was nosing around my mom s cassette tapes drawer


  9. says:

    Loved every minute of it I absolutely loved how he didn t hold back anything told it like it is And who knew he was so funny The perfect read for all Elton John fans


  10. says:

    I once high fived Elton John Colorado Springs, 2009 True Story Tiny hands Anyway, this autobiography is super entertaining There s so much I didn t know With zero sugar coating, and a lot of humor, Sir Elton takes us through his incredible life Music, fashion, heartache, addiction, etc Plenty of name dropping, whi


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