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Elton John Quiz

Answer the questions about the famous singer Elton John.
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Last updated: February 17, 2018
First submittedJuly 3, 2017
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What country is he from?
United Kingdom
What instrument does he play?
Piano
What Disney movie did he write songs for?
Lion King
What musical about a ballet dancer did he write the music to?
Billy Elliot
What actress was the song "Candle in the Wind" about?
Marilyn Monroe
Who did he re-dedicate the song to in 1997?
Princess Diana
What did Elton John become on April 24th, 1998?
a Knight/Sir
What is his birth name?
Reginald Dwight
What disease did he establish a foundation to fight against?
AIDS
Who has written the lyrics to most of his songs?
Bernie Taupin
What English football team did he once own?
Watford
What is his best-selling album?
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
What song is sometimes misheard as "hold me closer, Tony Danza"?
Tiny Dancer
What song was about an astronaut?
Rocket Man
What song title includes the name of a major American city?
Philadelphia Freedom
What tennis star was the above song written for?
Billie Jean King
What song ends "I hope you don't mind / That I put down in words /
How wonderful life is while you're in the world"?
Your Song
What song has a reptile in its title?
Crocodile Rock
What three words come after B-B-B-Bennie?
And the Jets
Fill in the song lyrics: "______ my brother / You are older than me"
Daniel
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level 61
Apr 16, 2018
Woo hoo!! 20/20
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level 79
Apr 16, 2018
I spent a good minute trying to forget Reginald Starky because I knew that wasn't the answer.
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level 56
Jun 20, 2018
Need to accept Reg Dwight, not just Reginald...
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level 44
Jun 20, 2018
Agreed
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level 62
Jun 24, 2018
That's what I put first.
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level 38
Jun 20, 2018
if reg dwight doesn't work - try reginald!!
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level 44
Jun 20, 2018
OK Boss.
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level 78
Jun 20, 2018
Or just Dwight a la Jeopardy.
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level 61
Jun 20, 2018
Probably don't need to provide partial answers for the three that are currently fill-ins. Each of those titles is well-known, and the clues are obvious enough. Otherwise, very fun. Didn't know the football team, but got everything else.
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level 66
Jun 20, 2018
If you accept Reginald, accept Bernie
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level 77
Jun 20, 2018
I tried "Toppin"
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level 73
Aug 22, 2018
Accurate
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level 73
Jun 20, 2018
Here's my submission for this week's Golden Nitpicker Award: it's "The Lion King", not just "Lion King". That'll be all, thanks.
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level 65
Jun 20, 2018
Fun. I got carried away and typed in "tiny Danza." Oops.
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level 23
Jun 23, 2018
I answered simply Billie jean :(
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level 62
Jun 24, 2018
I always remember Elton John's real name, as it is the same as my own father and grandfather on both sides - Reginald! Luckily I was a born a girl...
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level 47
Oct 27, 2019
Your Song was our first dance ...for hubby and I.. many years ago.