Monday, June 17, 2024

Happy Birthday, Elton John and Aretha Franklin: Watch Them Perform Elton’s “Border Song” Together


 Today would have been Aretha Franklin’s 78th birthday. Her friends and family and fans miss her so much. Aretha and Sir Elton John shared a birthday, so we’re wishing him a Happy 73rd birthday, and hope to see him soon back behind the piano.

In the meantime, here’s a clip of Elton and Aretha singing “Border Song,” which Miss Franklin recorded also solo and a chart hit with years ago.


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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