In return, Sean revealed: “My dad, when he first heard your voice, he was already in America, I think, and he was thinking that was the first new kind of British singing that he really liked and liked. I think he said it’s”. he loved your music and the songs, and he liked the song, Your Song.”
The BBC Radio conversation was part of the celebrations for what would have been Lennon’s 80th birthday.
Elton describes an incredible two-year period that followed, filled with laughter and creative exchanges, in which Elton played on John’s fifth album, Wall & Bridges, most notably on the song “Whatever Gets You Through Night.”
John performed as a guest at Elton’s legendary concert at Madison Square Gardens in November 1974, where they duetted on the aforementioned song, among others. WATCH THEM PERFORM IT BELOW.
Elton said of the whole experience: “For me, it was a dream come true. We had a good laugh because we talked about the ’50s and ’60s and where we grew up, you know, Round the Horne in England, the radio shows we liked, songs we liked, we didn’t like, and your father was just a fountain of knowledge.”
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