Caleb Quaye: The One Elton John Song He Refused To Play – INTERVIEW

Guitarist Caleb Quaye has always been a big Elton John fan but it doesn’t mean he has to like every song Captain Fantastic has ever released. When Elton asked him to come back into the fold in 1975 there was one song that he was not interested in playing. Caleb […]

Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman On the Day They Fired Elton John

There’s that old cliche’, “you never know what’s around the corner.” Bad things can lead to more hard times but usually these watershed moments are roads to learning, discovery and better things in life. When a young Elton John (known by his real name Reginald Kenneth Dwight back then) was […]

Was There Competition Between Elton’s Guitarist’s Caleb Quaye & Davey Johnstone?

Was There Competition Between Elton Guitarist’s Caleb Quaye & Davey Johnstone? (Interview #4) Davey Johnstone is Elton John’s longest lasting band member. He joined on “Madman Across The Water” in 1971. He was on every full Elton John studio albums from the 70’s except his disco album “Victim Of Love” […]

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band mate Roger Pope

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band-mate Roger Pope (Interview #3) To most the ultimate Elton John Band are the guys who created most of the seventies hits. That’s Elton with guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray on Bass (He died in 1992). From “Honky Chateau” in […]

Guitarist Caleb Quaye Remembers Going Big On Elton John’s 2nd LP

Elton John’s debut album, “Empty Sky” wasn’t released in North America until 1975. It was squeezed in between his first “Greatest Hits” album and “Captain Fantastic.” Up until 1975 many North American fans thought the Elton John LP from 1970 was his debut. It didn’t help that it was self […]