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Bennie and the Jets

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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.”

10/07/2013

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Did You Know: “Bennie And The Jets” By Elton John

Today on ‘Tickets @ 2′ it’s [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm]‘s “Bennie And The Jets.” Elton was paying homage to “Glam Rock,” a style defined by outrageous costumes that were popular in the ’70s, especially in the […]

03/07/2012

Did You Know: "Bennie & The Jets"

The ‘Tickets @ Two’ song this afternoon is “Bennie & The Jets” by [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm], a song he wrote as an homage to “Glam Rock,” a style defined by outrageous costumes that were popular in the early […]

11/12/2010