Elton John carried out a pivotal place in John Lennon and Yoko Ono‘s relationship, he reveals in his new autobiography, “Me.”
Throughout the e book, the “Rocket Man” singer opens up about his friendship with the Beatle, recounting a night when the superstars have been using cocaine collectively on the Sherry-Netherland resort in New York. The pair heard a knock on the door, solely to see Andy Warhol by way of the peephole.
“Would you want him coming in proper right here taking images in the event you’ve purchased icicles of coke hanging out of your nostril?” Lennon requested Elton, sooner than deciding to not let the artist in, in keeping with the e book.
Elton moreover shared a guess he made with Lennon that resulted in Lennon reuniting with Ono. The duo agreed that if Elton’s observe “Regardless of Will get You Through The Night time time” made it to No. 1 on the music charts, Lennon should get on stage at Madison Sq. Yard and perform it alongside Elton.
Lennon hardly carried out reside after the Beatles broke up, nevertheless when the observe topped the charts, Lennon agreed to play on Thanksgiving 1974 — on the scenario Ono wasn’t there, because of their relationship was strained on the time.
“In any case, Yoko turned up anyway — which I’ve to say is very Yoko,” Elton outlined.
The night time time ended with all of them once more on the famed Pierre Lodge, nevertheless additional importantly, with “John reuniting with Yoko, having Sean — my godson — and retreating right into a lifetime of dwelling contentment throughout the Dakota Developing.”
Appears, the Rocket Man was moreover a bit little bit of a wingman.