I never shared his politics or any other opinions of his on culture, style, or life in general. But way back almost 40 years ago, he was truly a rock artist with a musical style all his own.
Reginald Kenneth Dwight is the name given to him at birth. Here are a couple of my favorite songs from his heyday. The first is from his Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player LP:
This one is off of his self-titled album:
For Mrs. Sunsett, this duet with Kiki Dee is her favorite:
Ending it up with another rock and roll piece from arguably his best work, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: