A Slightly Harder Elton John Test

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10 Questions - Developed by: Carl - Developed on: - 4.806 taken

How much trivia about Elton John do you have lodged in your brain? Take this quiz and see if you can let some of it out...

  • 1
    What is Elton’s legal middle name?
  • 2
    The B side of Elton’s first solo single is titled?

    Here’s To The Next Time
    Grey Seal
    Mr. Frantic
    When I Was Tealby Abbey
    Lady Samantha
  • 3
    The engineer at Dick James’ studio who let Elton use it after business hours to record his demos during the late 1960’s was?

    David Larkham
    Caleb Quaye
    John Reid
    Clive Franks
    Gus Dudgeon
  • 4
    Elton released a 45 of two of his early instrumentals in 1971 under the name of:

    The Games.
    Mr. Bloe.
    Ann Orson.
    Brian Keith.
  • 5
    What was the name of the “A” side of the single described in Question 4?

    71-75 New Oxford
    Earn While You Learn
    Hay Chewed
  • 6
    Which of the following keyboardists played on tracks for the album “Madman Across The Water”?

    Rick Wakeman
    Acker Bilk
    James Newton Howard
    Billy Preston
    Leon Russell
  • 7
    What was the name of the Bernie Taupin poem that was printed in the lyrics for the “Captain Fantastic” album but was not included as a recording on that album?
    Hognut Blues
    House Of Cards
    Dogs In The Kitchen
    Conquer The Sun
  • 8
    (An easy one): What major U.S. city is currentlty considered to be Elton’s primary city of residence?
    Portland, OR
    Dallas, TX
    Hollywood, CA
    Atlanta, GA
    New York City, NY
  • 9
    What was the name of the harpist on the Elton John and Tumbleweed Connection LPs?

    Paul Buckmaster
    David Mason.
    Michael Leander.
    Skaila Kanga
    Lesley Duncan.
  • 10
    What are the Warlock Demos?
    The name of the studio that Elton and Bernie recorded many of their early demos.
    The common name attributed to the unreleased album by “The Bread and Beer Band”.
    Recordings of songs by the group "The Warlocks” (before they became “The Grateful Dead” ) that Elton was hired to demo.
    The name attributed to demos that Elton and Linda Thompson recorded of songs by Nick Drake for Nick's manager/producer Joe Boyd.

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