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FlinterFile: Kiki Dee- Star

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Kiki Dee became famous in 1976 with her song Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, which she recorded with Elton John. After this number 1 hit, it had grown a bit silent around her. Read the rest of this entry

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FlinterFile: Elton John & Kiki Dee- Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

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In 1976, Elton John and Kiki Dee recorded a duet. They both loved the duets on the Motown label, but at the time, there hadn’t been one for some time, so they made one themselves. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Kiki Dee- I’ve Got The Music In Me

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This is the singer who made Don’t Go Breaking My Heart with Elton John. Since I think that song is very good, I took a try on finding out more about Kiki Dee. And then I stumbled upon this song. Actually it is here the Kiki Dee Band, but okay, that will do fine. What I did not know is that she was already active since 1963, but that the real success came on the label of… Elton John! She scored a little  hit with it (number 19 in the UK, 8 in the Netherlands). After her, lots of artists recorded it, but the original stayed the version which had success! Enjoy

The Kiki Dee Band- I’ve Got The Music In Me