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Photos: Elton John’s Outfits Through the Years

See all the sunglasses, animal costumes and chest hair from 1973 on

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Photograph by Terry O'Neill

Elton John inside his London home, 1973.

 Photographs from the Terry O'Neill archive are available through the Morrison Hotel Gallery

Photograph by Terry O'Neill

1975

Elton John performs at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, 1975.

 

Photographs by the Terry O'Neill are available through the Celebrity Vault.

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1975

Elton John performing in 1975.

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1975

Elton John performing in 1975.

 

 

 

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1975

Elton John received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, October 23, 1975.

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1976

Elton John performs in London, 1976.

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1977

Elton John performs on the Muppet Show, June 15, 1977.

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1980

 Elton John performs in New York City's Central Park dressed as Donald Duck, September, 1980.


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1980

Elton John performs during a free concert in Central Park, New York City, September 13, 1980.

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1982

Elton John performs at New York City's Madison Square Garden, August 4, 1982.

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1982

Elton John performs at New York City's Madison Square Garden, August 6. 1982.

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1983

Elton John performing in Los Angeles, 1983.

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1984

Elton John backstage at the Wembley arena in London, 1984.

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1984

Elton John performing in London, December 3, 1984.

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1986

Elton John performs at New York City's Madison Square Garden, 1986.

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1986

Elton John performs in Sydney, Australia, December 1, 1986.

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1986

Elton John performs in Sydney, Australia, 1986.

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1986

Elton John, London, 1986.

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1987

Elton John in Hollywood, June 25, 1987.