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The Rolling Stone Interview: Elton John

Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 16 August 1973

ELTON JOHN wanted to do The Rolling Stone Interview when we first suggested it to him in February. A grueling British tour kept him occupied for over a month. It was only when Bernie Taupin got enthusiastic for a joint interview that prospects really brightened. Three days after the tour ended and four days before an Italian jaunt began, the talk took place at Elton's home in the London suburb of Virginia Water.

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