Elton John is celebrating a big birthday today! The legendary singer turns 70.
John is still going strong–he released his latest album, Wonderful Crazy Night, last year to rave reviews from Rolling Stone, The Independent, and The Guardian.
Elton is not only recognized by his powerful pipes, but he’s known for his piano prowess. The Red Piano was a tour that started with a Las Vegas residency featuring the signature scarlet grand piano seen above.
To honour the man behind the keys, we’re counting down our Top 20 favourite songs featuring the piano. Did your favourite make the list? Let us know in the comments below!
20. The Beatles – Hey Jude
19. Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
18. Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls
17. The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil
16. Billy Joel – Piano Man
15. Stevie Wonder – For Once In My Life
14. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
13. The Eagles – Desperado
12. Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
11. Guns N Roses – November Rain
10. The Doors – Riders On The Storm
9. Ray Charles – What’d I Say, Pt. 1 & 2
8. Warren Zevon – Werewolves Of London
7. Billy Preston – Nothing From Nothing
6. Little Richard – Long Tall Sally
5. Supertramp – Breakfast In America
4. Joe Jackson – Steppin’ Out
3. The Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays
2. Kiss – Beth
1. John Lennon – Imagine
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