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Paul McCartney, Elton John, and Jon Bon Jovi
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Paul McCartney, Elton John and Bon Jovi Make List of Highest-Paid Musicians

We might not hear much rock in the Top 40 these days, but the genre can still pay pretty well if you're lucky enough to have the right audience. Just ask Paul McCartney, Elton John and Bon Jovi, all of whom cracked Forbes' most recent list of the highest-paid musicians on the planet.

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5 Rockers Who Make Round Glasses Cool

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a bit of an obsession with round glasses. It's the only style of frames I wear. Since the popularity of Harry Potter, people think I wear round glasses because of the books and movies. However, the truth behind my love for round glasses goes back to John Lennon. I don't know what it is, but I just really like round glasses. And throughout the history of rock music, five rockers have made wearing round glasses cool.

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Elton John Sympathizes With Reality TV Singing Stars

It's easy to complain about singing competition shows like 'American Idol,' 'X Factor' and 'The Voice.' They value karaoke-style singing over performing one's own material, they favor pop flash over personal grit and they've spawned dozens of similar-sounding artists. But when Elton John looks out over the would-be pop stars on TV, he just feels pity.

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Elton John and Jack White
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Elton John and Jack White Collaborate on New Recording

Jack White has the blues again, and this time, Elton John fans will reap the rewards.

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Win a Trip to NYC to See Elton John Live – Just in Time for Christmas!

Now who's the rocket man? (Answer: It's you.) We're flying one person and a friend to NYC to see Elton John rock Madison Square Garden on December 4.

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Elton John and David Bowie Were Originally Rejected by the BBC

Elton John -- "dull?" David Bowie -- an "amateur?" These were the opinions of the BBC before the singers became famous, according to newly discovered notes that will be used in an upcoming documentary.

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Elton John Called ‘The Devil’s Work’ by Russian Religious Leader

Elton John's upcoming tour stops in Russia are still a few months away, but the controversy surrounding his arrival already appears to be reaching a fever pitch. Already under fire from a Russian parents' group that's calling for the concerts to be canceled because of his sexual orientation, John is now being called "the devil's work" by a leader of one of the country's Islamist sects.

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Elton John Performs at Emmys, Carrie Underwood Covers the Beatles

Hollywood's best and brightest gathered in Los Angeles last night (Sept. 21) to celebrate the year's finest achievements in television at the 2013 Emmy Awards -- and there was even a little room for some classic rock during the top-rated ceremony too.

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Elton John, ‘The Diving Board’ – Album Review

What's left for Elton John to prove? The guy is a knight of the round table. He's sold approximately six gajillion records. He's got a live residency in Las Vegas. Hell, he's even paid tribute to Liberace on the Emmys!

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Elton John Concerts Protested by Russian Parents’ Group

A parents' group in Russia is protesting Elton John's upcoming concerts there. The committee has asked President Vladimir Putin to cancel the shows because of the singer's homosexuality.

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Elton John Drummer Roger Pope Dead at 66

Roger Pope was one of Elton John's early bandmates, playing drums on the piano man's early demos and later going on to tour and recording six albums with him. The Whitestable, U.K., native died on Sept. 17 at the age of 66.

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Elton John Won’t Cancel Concert in Russia

Russia's recent spate of anti-gay legislation has provoked a boycott among a growing number of celebrities and entertainers, but Elton John won't be adding his name to the list.

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