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The best album by Elton John is Goodbye Yellow Brick Road which is ranked number 193 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 9,077.

Elton John is ranked number 122 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 18,439.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones and The Who.

Elton John official website: http://web.eltonjohn.com

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Elton John best albums

The following albums by Elton John are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,077
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  80/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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2.

Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt CowboyUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1975Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1975:10Rank Score:2,344
Rank in 1970s168Overall Rank:680
Average Rating:  76/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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3.

Tumbleweed ConnectionUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1970Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1970:34Rank Score:1,593
Rank in 1970s218Overall Rank:975
Average Rating:  78/100 (140 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.

Madman Across The WaterUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1971Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1971:29Rank Score:1,430
Rank in 1970s241Overall Rank:1,073
Average Rating:  78/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.

Honky ChâteauUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1972Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1972:39Rank Score:672
Rank in 1970s419Overall Rank:1,998
Average Rating:  78/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Elton JohnUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1970Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1970:54Rank Score:587
Rank in 1970s449Overall Rank:2,233
Average Rating:  74/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano PlayerUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1973:50Rank Score:576
Rank in 1970s453Overall Rank:2,260
Average Rating:  74/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.

Greatest Hits
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United Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1974Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1974:46Rank Score:534
Rank in 1970s477Overall Rank:2,398
Average Rating:  81/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Greatest Hits 1970-2002
Compilation
United Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:2002Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2002:81Rank Score:344
Rank in 2000s851Overall Rank:3,402
Average Rating:  79/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Too Low For ZeroUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1983Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1983:71Rank Score:257
Rank in 1980s709Overall Rank:4,295
Average Rating:  66/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 122

This may not be a complete discography for Elton John. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Elton John best tracks

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1.Tiny Dancer
(from the album Madman Across The Water)
 88/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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2.Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)
(from the album Honky Château)
 88/100 (110 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
(from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
 87/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Your Song
(from the album Elton John)
 87/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Someone Saved My Life Tonight
(from the album Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy)
 86/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
(from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
 86/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Bennie And The Jets
(from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
 86/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time)
(from the album Greatest Hits 1970-2002)
 86/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
(from the album Greatest Hits 1970-2002)
 85/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.Madman Across The Water
(from the album Madman Across The Water)
 85/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.Levon
(from the album Madman Across The Water)
 85/100 (38 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Tiny Dancer
(from the album Greatest Hits 1970-2002)
 85/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Candle In The Wind
(from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
 85/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
(from the album Honky Château)
 85/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Your Song
(from the album Greatest Hits 1970-2002)
 84/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
(from the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
 84/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Crocodile Rock
(from the album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player)
 84/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Your Song
(from the album Greatest Hits)
 84/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
(from the album Greatest Hits)
 84/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)
(from the album Greatest Hits)
 84/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Elton John ratings

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79/100 (from 78 votes)
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From AAL2014 02/02/2015 00:12
Elton is a special artist for me. A musical genius, along with Stevie Wonder, who I grew up with just as my parents did when Elton debuted. Also like Stevie Wonder, he is very underrated on this site. Yes, after the late 70's, Elton has been merely a shadow of his former self, but his accomplishments speak for themselves.

Similar to Queen, he only has a few truly great albums, but his catalog of hits speak for itself as well. Yellow Brick Road is one of the most wonderful works of art in the history of popular music. Elton John is a legend.
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From junodog4 02/01/2015 22:30
Briliant singles artist - not quite at the same level when looking for whole albums.
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From vturi 11/28/2014 20:55
My Icon!!!!!!!!!
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From RamonSon1 07/22/2014 03:51
If there's an underrated artist in this site is Elton John, in the 70's he pulled out a Bowie releasing one great album after another. He hasn't done many interesting things since but with 8 albums (or so) been pretty consistent he is already a legend.
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From Tamthebam 07/04/2013 19:39
There are 2 Elton's the early seventies version and the M.O.R. Elton of the nineties onwards. The nine studio albums released between 1970-75 are his best. Later albums like Made In England,Songs From The West Coast and his album with Leon Russell are the best of the rest.
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From skelter54 05/05/2013 18:16
Solo por sus discos de los años 70 merece estar en un lugar más alto.
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From Kyle39 08/28/2012 13:38
Elton John is a true icon!
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From pearljammer13 11/05/2011 18:30
Seems to be one of the more underrated artists/bands on this site. His earlier work was fantastic. Honky Chateau is especially underrated I think. Great from start to finish.
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From Captain_Dude 08/09/2011 21:12
Had Elton John quit before he aligned himself with Disney, re-wrote the lyrics to "Candle in the Wind," suddenly grew hair, and opened the closet door, he'd be one of my all-time favorites. But, for almost twenty years now, he has lost his rocking edge and has slipped into easy-listening hell. Oh, how I miss the Elton John of the seventies. Still, his early body of work contains so much wonderful stuff that it can overshadow his later mess.
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