News About a Seventies Hit Which Caught Elton's Attention

50 years ago Daddy Cool's first single, Eagle Rock, became an Australian rock classic. What's more, Elton has said that he was influenced by the tune when he wrote Crocodile Rock and Bernie Taupin was photographed with a Daddy Cool badge (as seen below, during the Honky Chateau album photo sessions, although it's hard to make out). Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were also fans. 
 

Sir Elton Reacts to Rapper's HIV Comments

DaBaby's comments during his controversial Rolling Loud set in Miami, Florida, over the weekend continue to draw reactions from the entertainment industry. After Dua Lipa, his collaborator on the hit song Levitating, said she was ''surprised and horrified'' by his words, Elton responded on Twitter.

 
 

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