On October 25 and 26, 1975,Elton John performed two sold-out shows in LA's Dodger Stadium. It would be thelargest rock concert of its time and the first time a musical act was performedat the ballpark since The Beatles in 1966.
With Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, the firstever album to debut straight at number one, and the impending release ofhis next #1 Billboard charts topper, Rock of the Westies, Elton'sfame was at an all-time high.
The biggest rock star inthe world was going to stage two nights in one of America's most beloved andfamous venues, and Terry O'Neill, the restless photographer who documented TheBeatles, David Bowie and The Rolling Stones, was there on stage to make sureposterity would see what thousands experienced for themselves.
Throughprivate moments as well as public ones, including backstage exchanges with“fans” as diverse as Cary Grant and Billie Jean King, O'Neill's Two Daysthat Rocked the World: Elton John Live at Dodger Stadium creates a visualrecord of a musician at the peak of his powers.