This clip discusses the songwriting process behing the Elton John hit, “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”. Interviews with Elton John, songwriter Bernie Taupin, musicians Davey Johnstone and Nigel Olsson, producer Gus Dudgeon, engineer David Hentschel, and comments by Paul Gambaccini. It talks a little about “Bennie and the Jets” towards the end as well. This also explains how songwriting has changed from the 1970s to today. This is for educational use only–no copyright infringement intended.
Published: 2011-03-20 10:52:26
Elton John–Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting–Songwriting Process