ELTON JOHN SHARES SIX RARE SONGS IN CELEBRATION OF 74TH BIRTHDAY

Elton John Shares Six Rare Songs In Celebration Of 74th Birthday

To celebrate his 74th birthday on Thursday, Elton John shared six rare songs from his 2020 box set Elton: Jewel Box on streaming services.

The songs include “Scarecrow,” the first song he wrote with Bernie Taupin in 1967, “Holiday Inn,” “Keep It a Mystery,” “Smokestack Children,” “Two of a Kind,” and “Conquer the Sun.”

The six deep cuts will be added to the digital version of Elton: Jewel Box, which contains more than 100 rare songs spanning 1965 to 2019.

A series of events are detailed by Daryl Easlea in the book that comes with the box set’s CD and Rarities & B-Sides vinyl editions.

“Scarecrow’ will always have a very special place in my heart, and I know that Bernie feels the same way too,” John said in a statement: “It’s the song that started it all.”

“This last year in lockdown has given us all time to look back and reflect — finding this song again when I put together the Jewel Box and thinking of everything that has happened in our careers and friendships that has sprouted from this one point is just remarkable,” he added.

Source: RTT Music News

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