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Elton John, part 2: They Laughed When I Stood Up To Play The Piano

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 1 March 1975

NME: Earlier, you said that when you first met Taupin his lyrics were somewhat influenced by the Flower Power fad. It was a period when many musicians "experimented" with all manner of "mind-expanding" stimulants...Did you ever indulge?

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