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Madmen Across the Water: How Elton John (and Bernie Taupin) stormed the USA

Harvey Kubernik, Rock's Backpages, April 2017

IN NOVEMBER 1970, Elton John performed an intimate concert at A&R Studios in New York, recorded for WABC FM. In front of 125 people, Elton played in a three-piece lineup consisting of himself, Dee Murray on bass and Nigel Olsson on drums.

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