Flashback: Elton John Custom Mix

A while back—I’m not exactly sure when—I assembled a playlist of Elton John songs in iTunes. I narrowed down the playlist to CD length so I could listen to it in the car.

Recently, while moving for the second time in less than six months, I gave it a spin. Subsequently, it provided the soundtrack for much of the week I spent taking boxes from old place to new place. Continue reading

Flashback: Elton John—Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Part 2)

Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
MCA MCA2-10003 (double LP)

Since I bought this album in the spring of 1974, a couple of the things I remember about the time are lots of sunny days, and the introduction of Mr. Pibb, Coca-Cola’s Dr. Pepper wannabe soda. Continue reading