I need help creating a thesis and an outline on Gender Roles in Music: Elton John and Madonna. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. Elton John’s music became popular in the 1970s and 1980s (Rosenthal, pp. 46). However, the popularity of his music was not the same as the other pop artists. He was able to keep his popularity for a very long time. From the time when he became famous in 19770, year in year out Elton John kept charting a Top 40 single. He was able to sing his music the way he wanted to and in a way, he kept connecting with the crowd on the same. It is songs such as “Candle in the Wind” and “Your Song” that actually made Elton John popular. This was because he was able to touch the world with these songs. Elton John did not just stop at being a musician, he was able to extend a charity hand and become an ambassador of peace when he started The Elton John AIDS Foundation. This foundation was aimed at helping all patients around the world who were fighting HIV/AIDS as well as educate the rest on how they could keep themselves safe (Rosenthal, pp. 50).
Elton John’s music career started at a very tender age. He started playing piano at the age of four. When he was eleven, his piano skills were very good and this earned him a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. Later on, Dwight decided to join a band called Bluesology. With this band, his music career took off as they embarked on a British tour. Elton John’s breakthrough in music. .In 1997, Elton John became a popular world figure when he composed the song “Candle in the Wind” to mourn the death of Princess Diana. The original song has previously been dedicated to Marilyn Monroe.