I was in Grade 9 when Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road double album was released. For the longest time, my buddies and I would only listen to one song - Benny and The Jets. In fact, we would actually drop the needle on that one song and never listen to any other tracks. Then one day, someone had the brilliant idea of actually listening to the whole side, Suddenly we were enthralled with Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding and the entire album.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road remains my all-time favourite album and I was fortunate enough to see Elton John perform Feb. 12 in Oshawa.
Elton John's current tour celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and he came to entertain.
During his two-and-a-half hour show, Elton John brought (more…)