Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is a British singer, pianist and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967, John is one of the most successful artists of all time, having sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six decade career in music. He is acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his work during the 1970s, and his lasting impact on the music industry. John's music and showmanship have had a significant impact on popular music. His songwriting partnership with Taupin is one of the most successful in history. Studio albums Empty Sky (1969) Elton John (1970) Tumbleweed Connection (1970) Madman Across the Water (1971) Honky Château (1972) Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player (1973) Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) Caribou (1974) Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975) Rock of the Westies (1975) Blue Moves (1976) A Single Man (1978) Victim of Love (1979) 21 at 33 (1980) The Fox (1981) Jump Up! (1982) Too Low for Zero (1983) Breaking Hearts (1984) Ice on Fire (1985) Leather Jackets (1986) Reg Strikes Back (1988) Sleeping with the Past (1989) The One (1992) Made in England (1995) The Big Picture (1997) Songs from the West Coast (2001) Peachtree Road (2004) The Captain & the Kid (2006) The Diving Board (2013) Wonderful Crazy Night (2016) Regimental Sgt. Zippo (2021)
For those who have never been to London, the capital of Britain is associated with fog, Big Ben, and of course guards in bear caps. Yes, it is in London, as well as Kensington’s Victorian charm, the ever-singing Picadilly and Carnaby, Sherlock Holmes’s apartment and the oldest subway in the world.