Bernie Taupin - Quotes

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My mother's father taught English literature. When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay's 'Lays of Ancient Rome.' While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I'd be Horatius keeping the bridge. ---->>>

One reason I quit doing interviews after years and years and years was because I was making things up. ---->>>

Lincolnshire is the Idaho of England. You were either going to drive a tractor for the rest of your life or head for the city to work in a factory. ---->>>

Don't call my lyrics poetry. It's an insult to real poets. ---->>>

We may have limped onto Broadway as the underdogs, but underdogs bite back occasionally. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 05-22, 1950
Occupation: Writer

Bernard John "Bernie" Taupin (born 22 May 1950) is an English lyricist, poet, and singer, best known for his long-term collaboration with Elton John, writing the lyrics for the majority of the star's songs, and making his lyrics some of the best known in music history. In 1967, Taupin answered an advertisement placed in the UK music paper New Musical Express by Liberty Records, a company that was seeking new songwriters (wikipedia)