Wayback Wednesday salutes Sir Elton John on his 73rd birthday!  The English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947. He’s worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967, well before he became famous. He’s sold more than 300 million records, had 9 Number 1 songs in the US, and at one point had 7 consecutive Number 1 albums in the States. Elton’s tribute single to Diana “Candle In The Wind 1997” sold over 33 million copies worldwide, and is the biggest selling single in the history of the UK and US charts!

Here’s Elton teamed up with Kiki Dee on “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”.