Is ‘Victim of Love’ Elton John’s Worst Album?
It may not be as instantly quotable as Greil Marcus reviewing Bob Dylan’s New Morning (“What is this shit?”) but Lester Bangs’ take on Elton John’s Victim of Love in 1979 packs a similar punch:
Yes, Elton John’s Stepfather Really Was That Great
Fred "Derf" Farebrother later served as the singer-songwriter's band chauffeur and sometime roadie.
15 Years Ago: Elton John Begins Las Vegas Residency
Elton John debuted 'The Red Piano' at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2004.
Revisiting Elton John’s Masterpiece, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This was the second studio album he released in 1973, and his seventh in five years. Oh, and it was a double album.
Billy Joel Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks Billy Joel albums, from worst to best.
Elton John Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Elton John album, from worst to best.
45 Years Ago: Red-Hot Elton John Releases Close-to-Classic ‘Caribou’
Elton John's 'Caribou' is a step down from some of his best-known '70s albums, but still has its charms.
50 Years Ago: Elton John’s Debut ‘Empty Sky’ Hints at the Greatness to Come
It's not a bad record by any means, but Elton John's 'Empty Sky' is a product of its time.
42 Years Ago: Elton John Releases His Second Straight No. 1 Album, ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Onl…
Oh, to be Elton John in the early '70!
Bruce Springsteen, ‘American Beauty’ – EP Review
We review Bruce Springsteen's new EP, 'American Beauty.'