Why Ian Beck Turned Down the Who’s Quadrophenia Album Cover

Was it one of those projects that got away? Everyone has at least half a dozen of those. Elton John Illustrator explains why he had to pass on the Who’s classic concept album “Quadrophenia.” Why Ian Beck Turned Down the Who’s Quadrophenia Album Cover (3) Click on this link for […]

Ian Beck Talks About the Reaction to the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Album Cover

Ian Beck Talks About the Reaction to the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Cover (2) November 10, 208 – 6:00 MSD – Ian Beck has had a long career as an painter, Children’s Illustrator and author. He’s also responsible for one of the most iconic album covers of all time – […]

Ian Beck Talks About Creating The Iconic Cover For Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

It was a pleasure to finally talk to the man that created the Iconic album cover for Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” Ian Beck has had a long fruitful career as both an illustrator and author but, in the end, he may be best known for working with Elton. […]

Caleb Quaye Reflect On Exciting Early Elton Days & What Led to Him Leaving

Check out the video below In part #8 of our interview series with former Elton John guitarist Caleb Quaye we look at the exciting early days and what led him to leave. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC https://teespring.com/stores/rock-history-music-store?page=1 John Beaudin has been in […]

Caleb Quaye’s Fond Memories Of Drummer Roger Pope and Hookfoot

There are been more than a few underrated musician in the history of Rock and Roll and these are usually the musicians who don’t have their name on the front of an album cover. Former Elton John band members Caleb Quaye (guitar) and Roger Pope (drums) are certainly on the […]

Caleb Quaye Looks Back At Elton John’s Rock Of The Westies/Blue Moves Band – Interview

Caleb Quaye Remember The Elton John Band From Rock of the Westies & Blue Moves (Interview 6) “Rock of the Westies” in 1975 and “Blue Moves” the following year marked the end of the heyday for Elton John in the 70’s. After the latter album Elton only had 4 Top […]

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 […]