In Legendary Company
In the latest “Rolling Stone” magazine “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time” Bernie Taupin is tied at number 4 with Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller with the most entries by non-performers. The total is 5 songs each putting him ahead of greats like Goffin & King, “Bumps” Blackwell, Berry Gordy & Norman Whitfield. A truly remarkable achievement leaving him just below Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich at 3, Holland-Dozier-Holland at 2 and Phil Spector at 1 with 9 entries.
The songs in the list are “Candle In The Wind” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” “Rocket Man” “Tiny Dancer” and “Your Song.”
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