April 1970 – a song popular in this month – Your Song by Elton John
This was Elton’s first single to chart.
Interesting facts about Your Song & Elton John –
This was one of the first songs John wrote with Bernie Taupin. They met after a record company gave John some of Taupin’s lyrics to work with.
“The original lyric was written very rapidly on the kitchen table of Elton’s mother’s apartment in Northwood Hills in the suburbs of London, if I recall, on a particularly grubby piece of exercise paper,” said Taupin.
Elton wrote the music in about 20 minutes, as he often did with Taupin’s lyrics in their early days.
This was used in the movie Welcome Home, and also in a commercial for Rimmel Cosmetics.
This played a major role in the 2001 movie Moulin Rouge. It is sung by Ewan McGregor when he presents it as a poem to Nicole Kidman.
This information was provided by Songfacts.com