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Bernie Taupin was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Musical Excellence category in 2023.

Bernie Taupin

The Taupin-John legacy ranks among rock & roll’s most notable songwriting duos, including Lennon-McCartney, Goffin-King, Jagger-Richards, Leiber-Stoller, and Ashford-Simpson.

Taupin’s narrative songwriting and introspective lyrics served as a precursor to the singer-songwriter movement of the 1970s and his rich, resonant words leave listeners with remarkable images for Elton John and other musicians to melodize. More on

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