During his lengthy career, Elton John has toured Australia 18 times, performing around 200 concerts.
Outside of the UK and USA, he has played more gigs in Australia than any other country.
Now he's back for the Australian leg of his worldwide Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. It follows a high-profile and successful 2019, with the hit biopic Rocketman (starring Taron Egerton) and Elton's new memoir, simply titled Me, now available in bookstores.
To celebrate his return, we're sharing some short clips of press conferences and interviews from previous trips to Australia in 1974, 1984 and 1988.
I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time
In this clip from 1974, Elton takes questions from the Australian media about his flamboyant costumes and what fans can expect from his upcoming tour.
But first he is asked how long he thinks he can stay at the top: