Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club.
Aussie lesbian singer Alex Lahey just released her third album, The Answer Is Always Yes. Catch her live June 17 at Club Dada.
From a ‘Now That’s What I Call Proud’ compilation, to Aussie Alex Lahey, ally Alison Brown and more, here are some albums to add to your Pride Month playlist GREGG SHAPIRO | Q-MusicGreggShapiro@aol.com At first glance, the LGBTQ various artists compilation Now That’s What I Call Proud (Universal/Sony) might seem like the kind of Pride Month corporate pandering that many in our community have been railing against since mega corporations started slapping rainbows on everything in June.
But now, with Republicans seemingly intent on erasing us, it’s more important than ever to know we (and maybe our wallets) haven’t been abandoned (Are you listening Anheuser-Busch?). ………………. ALEX LAHEY AT CLUB DADA Aussie lesbian singer Alex Lahey brings her Good Time North American Tour 2023, featuring special guest Liza Anne, to Club Dada, 2720 Elm St., on Saturday, June 17.
Doors open at 7 p.m.; showtime is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, available at PreKindle.com. The concert is presented by Spune. ………….