Bernie Taupin

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11/20/15-Elton John Gets Last Laugh

Elton John was left floored when bosses at his longtime label Capitol Records dumped him after hearing his new album, "Wonderful Crazy Night." The rocker was really proud of the "upbeat" songs on his first new album since 2013's The Diving Board and felt sure the record executives would too - but they didn't hear enough commercial potential, and dropped the star. "I was gutted, I have to say," Elton […]

todayNovember 20, 2015


7/18/13- Elton & Bernie's "Nikita" wins

Elton John and Bernie Taupin did not rip off a song called "Natasha" for their own hit "Nikita" according to judge. A lawsuit was brought by songwriter, Guy Hobbs, alleging that the John/Taupin song took numerous themes from his original composition including a love affair between a westerner and a woman in communist Russia, descriptions of the woman in the songs and the similar names. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals […]

todayJuly 18, 2013