That was the reaction of one of the staffers who watched a boy named Reginald Dwight walk into a London song-publishing company in 1967. The interesting thing about Elton John ... of “Candle in the Wind” for the dead Princess Diana, captured ...
Pharrell’s Happy goes triple platinum: Which three other UK singles have done the same?
CANDLE IN ... YOU LOOK TONIGHT BY ELTON JOHN (1997) Sir Elton released a new version of his 1973 classic Candle In The Wind as a tribute to the passing of Princess Diana. The original track was inspired by Marilyn Monroe but was re-written to commemorate ...
Did You Know: “Candle In The Wind” By Elton John
Listen for “Candle In The Wind ... lyrics were written by John’s writing partner Bernie Taupin. He got the idea for the title from a quote he heard about Janis Joplin. Taupin rewrote the lyrics and played the song at Princess Diana’s funeral ...
40 years of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Twenty-four years later, Candle In The Wind would bounce back to the top of the world’s hit charts again after Elton performed it at a funeral in 1997 for another tragic 36-year-old blond celebrity, Princess Diana ... Song and Sunshine On My Shoulder by ...
Elton John to record song written for Diana's funeral
LONDON (CNN) -- Pop star Elton John will record his tribute to Princess Diana, a revised version of "Candle in the Wind," after singing the song at Princess Diana's funeral Saturday. Westminster Abbey announced Thursday that he would perform at the service.