John And Taupin's Long Distance Relationship

SIR ELTON JOHN and his songwriting partner of 40 years BERNIE TAUPIN have never written music in the same room.
The pair has formed an incredibly successful partnership, spawning a collection of hit records and gathering Grammy Awards.
But the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road hitmaker insists their partnership works - because they are never together.
Speaking to pal Elvis Costello on TV music talk show Spectacle, John says, "I'm good at writing melodies and Bernie is great at writing lyrics. Even though we were living in the same place, there has never been a collaboration. We have never been in the same room ever writing a song. He would probably kill me and I would probably kill him. I would never question it, it's great.
"I value my relationship with Bernie more than everything else in my professional career. We've worked together for 40 years and never had an argument."


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hey wait a minutr your tie is gorgous, and as I wasn't there, its funny how xo's are missing, fantastic life you have, I like the skinny man! take care, Love emily.Do the catwalk, love elson, the Emily over here.
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25 minutes to love, just kidding! I am very fine! happy as ever, good things hapen to good people too, I deserve, anyhow, how are you? you're looking very nice elton john dear, I am getting on to how people get started in the past, interested, well trained, and children, friends, for the most part. doing extrememly important stuff! love to you Love Elson, how do you like my name Emily? its my sons name? I love it. heading out making sure, I have simple. surprises. take care, daffodils, tuplips, wow its raining, what can you expect?hope yu take really good care of yourselv, reach for me, find out for yourself its the same old thing! it's a whole different, world. No silly I am not with anyone, all alone,please pass on to Elton John, I love his music, so much, he's singing like that, I just love it, thanks so much, Ilisten when can, gladly change anything I could, my house is waiting for me, so is my family, see you sometime in your conert if not thats ok, too, science aint' NO GOOD! we want to point out here that this baby really looked good once upon a time, funny eh! I have to fricken diet again, am fasting good, so the news is good, evrything ok,
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