Early next year, it will be 50 years since Elton John recorded his breakthrough single, Your Song. It was his first Top 10 hit in both the US and UK, and it started him down the road to superstardom. Looking back on the song after five decades, John says it’s no fluke — he knows Your Song is the real deal because, even after performing it thousands of times, it still has an emotional effect on him. (Click on the media bar below to hear Elton John)
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