Blue jean child. L.A. Woman. Seamstress for the musical organization. Problem? That “Tiny Dancer” is Maxine Taupin, whom admittedly had been never ever a seamstress for Elton John along with his musical organization, but ended up being the motivation behind her then-husband Bernie Taupin’s words.
“once I had been more youthful, we liked ballet, ” Taupin informs THR inside her second-ever meeting. “And once we had been touring and Elton and I also had been shopping, we might usually head to tourist shops in which he would purchase these small circular spots that i might sew on their denim coat along with his jeans. But that has been the level of my sewing. ”
Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman in reality will pay homage towards the style, as Taron Egerton (playing the singer) dons the denim that is specific throughout the film’s “Tiny Dancer” series. “ we thought which was great as it had been representational of times period. That has been lot of enjoyable. ”
Taupin recalls the song that is iconic alone Bernie had kept key from her throughout their relationship.
Himself in his study, write the lyrics, show them to me and ask what I thought of them, and then we’d drive them down to Elton in London, ” she says“How it would work was, Bernie would sequester.
“But I’d never heard of words to ‘Tiny Dancer. ’ Bernie gave them to Elton. We turned up at Trident Studios plus it ended up being simply the engineer, Elton, Bernie and myself and so they played that track. Continue reading Bernie Taupin’s First Wife (and “Tiny Dancer” Muse) to offer Elton John Lyric Sheets