Author Archives: Jim McKay

About Jim McKay

Jim has sat in the "The 22nd Row" since June 23, 1992, as an experiment in the University of Illinois' Hypermedia Lab.

“The DIving Board” Revists the ’70s Capitol Years.

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David Sigler & Billboard Bob Countdown Elton’s Top 30

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Mini-Review: Elton Performs, Plays SNL

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Elton Wants To Record Album of Rock and Roll Standards

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Leon Russell in “Keyboard”

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“The Making of ‘The Union'” Kicks Off Tribeca

[ March 2, 2011 ] Those who purchased the deluxe CD + DVD version of The Union got a taste but now comes the full-length documentary.  Elton had Cameron Crowe’s document the entire creative process of The Union and on … Continue reading

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Elton To Host SNL April 2

[ March 1, 2011 ] Almost 29 years to the day he first appeared on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, Elton will be the show’s host on April 2, 2011.  But that’s not all–Elton, along with Leon Russell, will also be … Continue reading

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Review: Elton, Bernie & James Build A Garden

[February 28, 2011] Gnomeo & Juliet just came off a hot weekend at the box office as the number one grossing movie in both North America and the UK. But for those of us here at The 22nd Row, it’s … Continue reading

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Elton on Cover of Rolling Stone

For the first time since 1976, Elton graces the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. On sale February 4 at news stands, you can also read excerpts at http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/elton-john-gives-billy-joel-tough-love-in-new-rolling-stone-cover-story-20110202 Usually we say that you can find the interview with Elton in … Continue reading

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Two New EJ Songs in “Gnomeo & Juliet”

The animated move, “Gnomeo & Juliet,” hits theatres February 11.  With Elton and David Furnish serving as executive producers, it features some tracks from Elton’s back catalog along with two new songs, “Hello, Hello” and “Love Builds a Garden.” For … Continue reading

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