An illuminating look at Elton John's extraordinary career from 1964-79 with first-hand accounts from the people who know him best and featuring rare photographs. Keith Hayward is a renowned Elton John collector, expert and historian who has met the infamous singer on several occasions. *Also appeared in January Buyer's Notes*
Keith Hayward is a human resources specialist whose previous writing credits include a number of volumes on work practices, recruitment, employment, negotiation, equality and diversity. He is also a renowned music collector, expert and historian, who has met Elton John on several occasions and recently became Roger Pope's manager. Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John is his first book. He lives in West Sussex, England, and has travelled the world in his quest to document Elton's early life and career. He is currently working on a multi-media project, tentatively titled 2020 Vision, with arranger, conductor and composer Martyn Ford.