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Billy Joel

Billy Joel - 74% match to Elton John

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William Martin Joel, 9 May 1949, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Joel, a classically-trained pianist who grew up in Long Island, joined his first group, the Echoes, in 1964. Three years later he left them in favour of the Hassels, a popular Long Island act signed to United Artists Records. Joel appeared on both of their albums, The Hassels and Hour Of The Wolf, befo Read more

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney - 56% match to Elton John

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James Paul McCartney, 18 June 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Although commitments to the Beatles not unnaturally took precedence, bass player/vocalist McCartney nonetheless pursued several outside projects during this tenure. Many reflected friendships or personal preferences, ranging from production work for Cliff Bennett, Paddy, Klaus And Gibson and the Bonzo Dog Do Read more

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart - 52% match to Elton John

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Folk Holiday & Seasonal Blues
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Roderick David Stewart, 10 January 1945, Highgate, London, England. The leading UK rock star of the 70s started his career as an apprentice professional with Glasgow Celtic and Brentford F.C. (over the years Stewart has made it known that football is his second love). Following a spell roaming Europe with folk artist Wizz Jones in the early 60s he returned to join Jimmy Powe Read more

John Lennon

John Lennon - 47% match to Elton John

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John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more than any other popular musical figure, including the late Elvis Presley, of whom Lennon said that he ‘died when he went into the army’. Such was the cutting wit of a deeply loved and sadly miss Read more

Plastic Ono Band - 47% match to Elton John

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Queen - 47% match to Elton John

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Arguably Britain’s most consistently successful band from the mid-70s onwards, Queen began life as a glam rock unit in 1970. Astronomy student Brian May (19 July 1947, Hampton, Middlesex, England; guitar) and aspiring dentist Roger Taylor (b. Roger Meddows-Taylor, 26 July 1949, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England; drums) had been playing in Johnny Quale And The Reactions, Beat Read more

Electric Light Orchestra - 46% match to Elton John

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The original Electric Light Orchestra (commonly shortened to ELO) line-up comprised Roy Wood (Roy Adrian Wood, 8 November 1946, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, cello, woodwind, guitars), Jeff Lynne (b. 30 December 1947, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals, piano, guitar) and Bev Bevan (b. Beverley Bevan, 23 November 1945, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; d Read more

Wings - 45% match to Elton John

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Paul McCartney’s first post- Beatles music venture, Wings achieved eight Top 10 albums in both the UK and US and ‘Mull Of Kintyre’ remains one of the biggest-selling singles of all time. The band was formed during the summer of 1971, Paul and wife Linda being augmented by Denny Seiwell (drums) and Denny Laine (Brian Arthur Hines, 29 October 1944, Jersey, Chann Read more

George Harrison

George Harrison - 44% match to Elton John

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25 February 1943, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, d. 29 November 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. As the youngest member of the Beatles, Harrison was constantly overshadowed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Although ‘Don’t Bother Me’ (With The Beatles), ‘I Need You’ (Help!) and ‘If I Needed Someone’ (Rubber Soul) revealed a considerabl Read more

The Rolling Stones - 44% match to Elton John

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Originally billed as the Rollin’ Stones, the first line-up of this immemorial English 60s unit was a nucleus of Mick Jagger (Michael Philip Jagger, 26 July 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; vocals), Keith Richards (b. 18 December 1943, Dartford, Kent, England; guitar), Brian Jones (b. Lewis Brian Hopkin-Jones, 28 February 1942, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, d. 3 Ju Read more

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen - 43% match to Elton John

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23 September 1949, Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. As the world’s greatest living rock ‘n’ roll star, Bruce Springsteen has unconsciously proved former Rolling Stone critic Jon Landau totally correct. Landau appeared smug and brave when he made the arrogant statement in 1974, ‘I saw rock ‘n’ roll future, and its name is Bruce Springsteen’.

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Eagles - 43% match to Elton John

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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1971, this highly successful country/rock unit was formed by musicians drawn from singer Linda Ronstadt’s backing group. Of the original quartet, Bernie Leadon (Bernard Leadon, 19 July 1947, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; guitar/vocals) boasted the most prodigious pedigree, having embraced traditional country music with the Scott Read more

Supertramp - 42% match to Elton John

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Many aspiring musicians would have envied the opportunity which was given to Supertramp founder Rick Davies (Richard Davies, 22 July 1944, Swindon, Wiltshire, England; vocals, keyboards, harmonica) in 1969. While playing with the Joint in Munich, Germany, Davies met Dutch millionaire Stanley August Miesegaes, who offered to finance a new band. Davies was given carte blanche Read more

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury - 41% match to Elton John

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Farrokh Bulsara, 5 September 1946, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, d. 24 November 1991, London, England. Best known as the flamboyant lead singer of the multi-million selling UK rock band Queen, Mercury also branched out into extra-curricular musical activities. In 1973, while Queen was about to release its debut album, Mercury recorded a revival of the Beach Boys’  Read more

The Beatles

The Beatles - 41% match to Elton John

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The origin of the phenomenon that became the Beatles can be traced to 1957 when Paul McCartney (James Paul McCartney, 18 June 1942, Liverpool, Lancashire, England) successfully auditioned at a church fête in Woolton, Liverpool, for the guitarist’s position in the Quarry Men, a skiffle group led by John Lennon (b. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, L Read more

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