Elton John is an English singer that gave us a lot of great songs. He mostly worked together with Bernie Taupin on more than 30 albums.
One of his great songs is Border Song, released on 20th March 1970, as part of the album named Elton John. Border Song was produced by Gus Dudgeon.
The lyrics are written by Bernie Taupin together with Elton and the music was composed only by the latest.
The song had no success in the UK charts, but it peaked at number 34 in Canada, a few months later from release. Border song is considered Elton John’s first chart appearance, and also the first chart song in the US.
Border Song was covered by some well-known artists like Aretha Franklin, the 5th Dimensions, Dorothy Morrison, Eric Clapton, and many more.
The instruments used in Border Song are guitar, piano, vocals, bass, drums, and organ. It is a song of a great symphony, with great music and lyrics.
You can find all the instructions needed in the free Border Song piano sheets on our website.
Border Song was released also as a single. Its B-side was Bad Side of the Moon.
It was published as a 7-inch vinyl record under the umbrella of Congress Record Label in the US and DJM Records in the United Kingdom.
Elton John’s Border song was recorded in January 1970 in London, UK, at the Trident Studios.
On interesting thing about the song is that it was Elton John’s first-ever song to reach a chart. Although it did not have a huge success, it managed to climb to the 92nd position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and also reached the 69th place on the Cash Box Top 100 music chart in October, the same year.
Now, grab the free Border Song piano sheet music and learn this beautiful mix of pop, spiritual, and choir music song from Elton John. Have fun and let us know what you think of this marvelous song.
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