Tag Archives: Bernie Taupin

Candle In The Wind: Elton John; Sandy Denny; Billy Joel

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Candle In The Wind, and the re-write of that song titled Candle In The Wind 1997 (often referred to as Goodbye, England’s Rose, after its opening words), that Elton John performed … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer: Elton John; Tim McGraw; John Frusciante

Hello there! This is the third installment in our new feature: “Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies.” In this series, we discuss a famous song that makes an important contribution to a major movie. As is our custom, we … Continue reading

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Rocket Man: Elton John; Kate Bush; William Shatner

Hello there! Our song this week is Rocket Man, a remarkably successful pop tune written by Bernie Taupin and Elton John. We will review the original performed by Elton John. We will then discuss a cover version by Kate Bush, … Continue reading

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Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds: The Beatles, Elton John and William Shatner

Hello there! This week’s post will review the great Beatles tune Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds. This is one of the most memorable songs from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper album, and it remains controversial even today. We will also … Continue reading

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