NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is celebrating his 74th birthday on Thursday — and he’s sending followers a really uncommon current.
Six deep cuts have been made obtainable on streaming and digital codecs for the primary time, together with the tune “Scarecrow,” which started John’s legendary songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin in 1967.
The opposite songs are: “Vacation Inn,” “Hold It a Thriller,” “Smokestack Youngsters,” “Two of a Variety” and “Conquer the Solar.”
“Scarecrow” marks the primary time Elton put his music to Taupin’s lyrics. “‘Scarecrow’ will at all times have a really particular place in my coronary heart, and I do know that Bernie feels the identical approach too. It’s the track that began all of it,” John mentioned in a press launch.
The six songs shall be added to the digital model of the gathering “Elton: Jewel Field,” which was first launched in November and accommodates greater than 100 uncommon songs spanning 1965 to 2019.
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