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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) – Elton John

This title track of the classic album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road follows up my post from last month of the opening of the record – Funeral For a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road above just about

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Funeral For a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding (1973) – Elton John

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is one of the greatest contemporary music records ever made. Funeral for a Friend introduces the record in no uncertain terms and blasts the ears with an organ like synthesizer tune (performed on an ARP synthesizer

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Daniel (1973) – Elton John

Daniel is traveling tonight on a planeI can see the red tail lights heading for SpainAnd I can see Daniel waving goodbyeOh it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes It takes a while to grow up.

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Crystal (1983) – Elton John

This is the 4th song by Elton John to appear in this Music Library Project and the second song to feature from his 1983 record Two Low For Zero which is my favourite John 80’s record. What entails the ‘Music

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Cold as Christmas (1983)- Elton John

I’m a huge fan of Elton John’s Too low for Zero album and Cold as Christmas brings the temperature down, way down as only John can do to open up for the title track. This song is not a big

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Circle of Life – Elton John (1994)

I was iffing and butting as to whether to include today’s song just because of how commercial – certainly for its time and mainstream it is. So I listened to it again and it pricked my ears as it has

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Blue Eyes (1982) – Elton John

It’s strange this is the first song to appear in the Music Library Project by Elton John considering how many of his songs will feature here in the Music Library Project. I listened to Elton more than any other music

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Rocketman- Elton Hercules John!

As I alluded to in a recent post there is a plethora of music homage movies set for release in 2019, Rocketman is one such feature which centers on the musical-life of Elton John. This review does contain spoilers so

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Music Homage Films Abound in 2019 (Beatles, Springsteen, Elton John & Bob Dylan)

After the big box-office smash hit Bohemian Rhapsody, film studios must have been wiping the dust off dozens of musical homage scripts faster than they could sing: ‘We will, we will rock you!’. Yesterday and Blinded By The LightIn similar

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