Ask anyone from 10 to 50 years old who is the most recognizable and enduring Rock and Roll superstar ever and the majority of them will tell you Sir Elton John is the man. No other Rocker has endured longer or crossed so many age barriers when it comes to popular music. He (Elton John) is not only the most enduring... with son in arm he is also the most endearing. His stamina and talent make him the perfect model to look at to try and figure out if anything in his adolescence contributed to his talent and success
Can We Tap Our Children’s Early Potential?
No one, and I mean no one, has as much appeal when it comes to making the kind of music that people want to hear. In fact, his opinion of music is one of the most sought after in the industry. Everyone knows that if you need a song, or have one that needs to be fixed. Elton is the singer to go to. Is he simply a fluke? Is he a product of raw talent? Or... is there something in the way he was reared (from a very early age) that can be copied to bring out the potential in today's children.
Face to Face and No Signs of Slowing Down
At 66 years old, Elton has just started a family and still shows no sign of slowing down when it comes to song writing and concert dates. This is especially true when it comes to touring with his buddy and fellow pianist, Billy Joel. If there has ever been anyone that has lived a charmed life... it is Elton John. Has he had his ups and downs? Of course he has. Who hasn't had problems in life? That is what life is all about, getting up and dusting yourself off so you can carry on.
A Cat Named Hercules
The question is - would Elton be as successful as he is if his mother had not exposed him to so much music as a child? Reginald Kenneth Dwight, otherwise known as Sir Elton Hercules John, had music loving parents. Father Dwight was a step dad but played in a Big Band, mostly for the military events on post. Both mother and father were avid record collectors and little Reginald was constantly surrounded with the sounds of music.
This means that he would have been exposed to music while in the womb. Since Mr. and Mrs. Dwight loved all kinds of music it is likely that he was exposed to classical music in and out of the womb. Elton's mother had a secret weakness for Rock and Roll, which is where Elton first became exposed and instantly fell in love with it.
Elton's Wise Mum
Elton's mom either recognized some early talent... or is just wise beyond this earthly realm. At age three, Elton and his mother tackled the piano and they never looked back. With his mother as his first, patient guide, Elton picked up on it like second nature and was playing proficiently by age four. Granted, Elton is special due to his incredible depth of talent, but what about all of those children in the world who have talent and never get to express it for lack of opportunity?
The Power of Music
If everyone were as talented as Elton John, well, the world would be a far less interesting place. There are, however, many children who have anywhere from a little talent to tons of it that never get to show or release it because of where they live or their parents incomes. If you have a child or are planning one, remember the power of music and see how far your child can go. Make your inhabited to the music world early on. Get some worthy and quality players like Focusrite pro, Adam monitors etc installed in your home to make it a vibrating and soothing abode.