My friend Krista on Facebook posted this video tonight. I thought I would pass it along. Sara Bareilles covering Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.”
Topics for consideration: Elton John (or, really, Bernie Taupin?) and Romanticism, cover tunes vs. poetic homage (Milton and Blake, Wordsworth, Keats, Shelley…).
And here’s Elton doing the song as a duet with Billy Joel: