Free LessonsWhat is your favorite rock piano song or performance? Here’s one that’s getting a lot of votes.
“Funeral for a Friend” was written by Elton John thinking about what he’d like played at his funeral. It is a composition that blends both classical piano and rock piano. The song begins with a classically inspired arpeggiated melody and transforms into “Love Lies Bleeding”, a four-to-the-floor rocker. “Funeral for a Friend” was released in 1973 along with its companion piece ‘Love Lies Bleeding” on the “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”.
Please comment below and let us know who your favorite is. Keep rockin!
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