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Know Your Elton John Trivia And Win Front Row Tickets

Learn Elton John Trivia For Your Shot at Front Row Tickets

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    Click through this gallery and learn some Elton John trivia. Then, answer some questions and enter to win FRONT ROW tickets

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    Elton's birth name was Reginald Kenneth Dwight. But today, his full name is Elton Hercules John.

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    Elton began playing piano at the age of 3

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    When he was 15, he played piano at a local pub on the weekends, and went simply by “Reggie.”

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    In 1966, he answered an ad from Liberty Records, and began working with London lyricist Bernie Taupin. The pair has collaborated on over 30 albums together.

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    In 1970, he scored his first hit “Your Song.” His band, in which he was the pianist and lead singer, was known as the “Elton John Band.”

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    By the time 1973’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” had come out, his career had taken off, making him a superstar. The album has sold over 31 million copies.

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    In October of 1975 he got a star on the Walk of Fame.

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    In an interview with ‘Rolling Stone’ in 1976, Elton had come out as being bisexual.
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    In February of 1984, he married a German recording engineer, Renate Blauel, but ended in divorced in 1988.

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    Elton John re-wrote "Candle in The Wind" for Princess Diana in 1997. It is one of the best selling songs of all time.

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    Elton John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

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    On December 21st, 2005, Elton entered into a civil partnership with David Furnish, and the two remain active advocates for LGBT rights.

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    Elton John performed with rapper Eminem at the 2001 Grammys

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    In 2008, ‘Billboard’ magazine named him as the most successful male solo artist on ‘The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists.’

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