This coincidence is brought to you by Elton John who, in a 1979 episode of Australian
cultural institution TV music show Countdown, quite cheerfully spilled some beans* on friend/verbal sparring partner Rod Stewart.
When I recently watched (and thoroughly enjoyed) that 1979 episode of Countdown, Elton appeared in a mini-interview with the show’s host, Ian “Molly” Meldrum. The interview was preceded by a cameo from Mr. Stewart, then Elton appeared and started talking about…
I think it’d be better if Elton did the talking:
And away we go…
Jorge Ben – “Taj Mahal” (1976) (excerpt)
Here are the full versions:
Jorge Ben – “Taj Mahal” (1976)
That version of “Taj Mahal” was a remake of the same song from 1972.
Here’s Jorge Ben’s earlier version:
Jorge Ben – “Taj Mahal” (1972)