Are Bernie Taupin and Elton John still friends?

Are Bernie Taupin and Elton John still friends?

They’ve worked together for a 50 years, and Bernie Taupin now sees his songwriting partner Elton John as part of his family. The 69-year-old told The Daily Telegraph on Saturday: ‘When we get together, it’s like any other couple who are friends and have a history; you fall into conversation very easily’.

Who writes the lyrics for Elton John?

Bernard John Taupin

What songs did Elton John wrote for other artists?

Rocketman: Elton John songs that charted for other artists

  • Ellie Goulding – Your Song.
  • Kate Bush – Rocket Man.
  • Oleta Adams – Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.
  • George Michael – Don’t Let the Sun Down on Me.
  • Blue – Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word.
  • Ironik/Chipmunk/Elton – Tiny Dancer.
  • Sam Smith/Wilson Phillips – Daniel.

Was Elton John and Bernie lovers?

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin were never a couple, but Bernie once said the pair had a ‘non-sexual love affair’ for the best part of 50 years. While Elton brought the musical brains, Bernie had the poetic abilities to start a fantastic working relationship.

Did Elton John and his mom get along?

Elton John is opening up further about his contentious relationship with his late mother, Sheila Farebrother. John went on to say that he and Farebrother reconciled before she died, though nothing had changed significantly in their relationship. “The only thing that changed was I didn’t lose my temper,” John said.

Did Elton John go to his father’s funeral?

Sadly, the pair were never able to fully mend their relationship before Stanley’s death in 1991. John, not wanting to appear a “hypocrite,” didn’t attend the funeral. “In the end, he was proud of me,” he admitted to PEOPLE in 2008.

What is Bernie Taupin salary?

As of 2021, Bernie Taupin has earned a net worth of $160 million, which comes from his different professions as lyricist, singer, and poet. He has collaborated on many successful albums and songs due to which he has been able to earn a lot. He has sold around 300 million records in the world with Elton.