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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Special Editions On The Way

Fans of Elton John's landmark 1973 double album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" are in for a treat this year. On March 25, John will release several special editions of the album ranging from a single-CD remastered reissue to an elaborate (and pricey) five-disc CD/DVD set.

Among the bonus features will be the "Live at Hammersmith" concert from 1973, the 1973 documentary "Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye to Norma Jean and Other Things," a 100-page illustrated hardback book and covers of nine of the album's songs by contemporary artists such as Ed Sheeran, Fall Out Boy, the Zac Brown Band and more.

"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" spent eight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and has sold more than 31 million copies worldwide.  It ranks No. 91 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003.

In other John news, the Rocket Man has been nominated for Outstanding Music Artist at the GLAAD Media Awards, taking place April 12 in Los Angeles and May 3 in New York City.