T Bone Stakes Claim On Elton John

Posted March 15, 2012 by Jeff Prince in Blotch

Fort Worth’s own T Bone Burnett produced a new album with Elton John that, based on the buzz, sounds like a killer.

Rolling Stone reports today that Burnett suggested a stripped down backing band of piano, bass, and drum, along with Texas guitar slinger Doyle Bramhall contributing. John’s great but oft-missing collaborator, lyricist Bernie Taupin, was also involved, so that bodes well.

The Diving Board is due out this fall.  Burnett was a Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Hall of Fame  inductee in 2011.


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