Diamonds are forever: Elton John & Bernie Taupin on their 50-year songwriting partnership

Elton & Bernie on…Their Songwriting Technique

Elton John: “We’ve never written a song in the same room, ever. And I always say that’s why we’ve lasted 50 years. Even from the word go, because I’m not a lyric writer, I’d have a lyric from him and a story would come to life and I would go and be inspired to write a melody to his lyric. It’s very odd.

I’ve never questioned it, I’ve never said, Why is this?’ ...

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