HONOURS Elton John 2
MARCH 1ST - On this day in 1968 Elton John's first record "Ive been loving you" was released by Phillips records in England. Phillips, not realizing the potential of the soon to be pop star, released him in 1969, just prior to him teaming up with lyricist Bernie Taupin. Singer Elton John during the dress rehearsal for the Royal Gala Performance in aid of the Prince's Trust at the London Palladium. 30/12/97 receives a Knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.
Entertainment - BBC Good Neighbours Campaign - BT Tower London
EastEnders actress Anna Wing plays the piano, with vocal support from Radio 2 presenters (l-r) Adrian Love, Gloria Hunniford and David Jacobs, and Pearly King and Queen Joe and Kitty Davies, during a special broadcast from the top of the BT tower in London. The show was the culmination of the BBC's Good Neighbours campaign, which highlighted acts of kindness and goodwill by people around Britain.
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Composer Nils Frahm Portrait
German pianist and composer Nils Frahm at his instruments poses for photographs ahead of his concert in Canberra, Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Nils Frahm, known for combining classical and electronic music and for an unconventional approach to the piano in which he mixes a grand piano, upright piano, Roland Juno-60, Rhodes piano, drum machines, and Moog Taurus is on tour through Australia with concerts in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)