Candle in the Wind


Not Fade Away: Elton John’s ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ – His Ultimate Album?

To paraphrase the Ringo Starr classic, it don’t always come easy, and that was the case with Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” Elton took his team — lyricist Bernie Taupin, guitarist Davey Johnstone, bassist Dee Murray, drummer Nigel Olsson and producer Gus Dudgeon — to Jamaica to record the follow-up to two consecutive #1 albums: 1972’s “Honky Chateau” and 1973’s “Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only The Piano Player.”


Elton John Likes Candles, Flowers, And Long Walks on the Beach

Marble thighed Greek boys wrestling, hot candle wax falling on soft surfaces, crystal vases of pungent flowers encircling a bedazzled blonde fondling a grand piano. No, this is not a Skinemax movie; this is [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm]’s “humble” […]