He married a canny Scot, Kathy Wade, who gave birth to two gifted girls, Caroline and Clementine.
I know, I was in the flat above theirs when Caroline arrived on the scene. She now has a daughter of epic potential, Athena.
Clementine, their second child, is a Cambridge graduate and a girl I love.
Not always a friend of “The Church”, which he correctly blames for many of the problems on the planet, he like his namesake Elton John is a Watford fan – a small town team that regularly punches above its weight.
Elton John was for a short time its chairman.
Imagine his analysis of what life could be like
Are you a dreamer?
You’re not the only one.