Ray Williams Looks Back At Elton’s “Friends” & Paul Buckmaster

March 4, 2020 – That little symphonic soundtrack album from March of 1971 with the bright pink cover still stands up today. The project showcased Elton’s synchronistic vibe with conductor Paul Buckmaster who we lost on November 7, 2017. Ray Williams looks back at Elton’s involvement in the film of […]

Ray Williams Talks Elton’s “Amoreena”, Producer Gus Dudgeon & Marc Bolan

February 26, 2020 – In the early seventies, Elton John and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin had a back-story idea for their new song “Amoreena.” The now-classic tune from Elton’s third studio album, “Tumbleweed Connection.” CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR THIS STORY BELOW https://youtu.be/ghz9GqEIu8U That idea? Why not name Ray’s […]

When Ray Williams Met the Guy Who Played Him In Rocketman – Charlie Rowe

Many Elton John fans were very happy to see the details of the singers meeting with lyricist Bernie Taupin in the movie Rocketman. The man behind that historic meeting is Ray Williams who is portrayed by actor Charlie Rowe. In our exclusive interview with Williams, he shared some details on […]

Ray Williams’ Adventures With the Kinks, Sonny & Cher Before Elton John

October 30, 2019 – Ray Williams had accomplished much before discovering Elton John and introducing him to songwriting partner Bernie Taupin. As a teen, he was a huge music fan who got his start via Cathy McGowen and the “Ready Steady Go” TV variety show in England. In this clip, […]

Interview #7 -Bruce Hornsby Says Some Fans Just Want to Hear “Every Little Kiss”

Interview Clip #7- Bruce Hornsby Says Some Fans Just Want to Hear “Every Little Kiss” July 18, 2019 – I keep hearing complaints from fans around Elton John’s final big tour that he’s only playing the hits but that’s usually the way it goes. If you took a p0le from […]

INTERVIEW #4 -Bruce Hornsby On Elton John’s Great Respect For “The Way It Is”

Interview clip 4- Bruce Hornsby’s Appreciation To Elton John For Early Boost June 27, 2019 – When we all heard Bruce Hornsby’s “The Way it is” many of us stopped what we were doing and asked who and what is that. It was the piano again via a song with […]

Billy Joel Is asked About New Music, Elton and Songs He won’t Perform Anymore

May 6, 2019 – Billy Joel will turn 70 in a few days and as always the Piano Man is a colorful interview. Rolling Stone magazine delivered a new chat with the singer today – We will have links to the full interview in the description of this video. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/billy-joel-turning-70-donald-trump-new-music-831081/ […]

Lifelong Elton John Fan Paul Smith On The Huge WorldWide Fan Connection

Elton John Fan-Collector Paul Smith On The Huge WorldWide Fan Connections This is part one of a new series where we’ll talk to Elton John fans around the world. Not fair-weather fans, we’re talking music lovers who know all the album and every song. When an artist changes the direction […]