Goodbye Yellow Brick Road — Elton John

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“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” was the first song I learned to play half-competently on the piano. I don’t mean tunes like “Chopsticks”, which I had mastered more than competently by then.

But it was the first tune I’d heard on the radio and managed to find the sheet music for.

It took a few weeks, but eventually I could make a sound that was recognisably the tune of…