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In 2019, Elton spoke with NPR’s Terry Gross after the publication of his candid memoir, Me. Their conversation was just as frank.

With the recent release of the Jewel Box set, consisting of rarities, demos, B-sides and more, Fresh Air is looking back at the interview.
Elton spoke about family; music; nightclubs; intimacy (saying he was once the ”Federico Fellini of sex scenes”; and AIDS.
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