Bernie Taupin celebrates his 68th birthday today (May 22), and it goes without saying that Taupin’s songwriting partnership with Elton John over the past five decades has been one of the most successful in music history.
Considering his masterful lyrics and the challenges of the music industry today, what advice does Taupin have for up-and-coming songwriters? He offers that up in the video below.
While we definitely concur with him on never giving up, it also doesn’t hurt to find a gifted composer like Sir Elton to help bring your words to life, too.
In a rare interview, long-time Elton John collaborator Bernie Taupin discusses Elton John's The Diving Board and gives advice to future lyricists and songwriters. Explore the music of Elton John: https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/essentialsID Buy Diamonds 2CD: https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/DiamondsID Buy Diamonds Deluxe Boxset: https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/DiamondsDeluxeID Buy Diamonds Vinyl: https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/DiamondsVinylID Watch more Elton videos: https://eltonjohn.lnk.to/EJvideosVD Subscribe to Elton channel: http://bit.ly/EltonYTSubscribe Follow Elton John on...
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.