Rocketman (Featuring Jason Baroni)

On the 64th episode of Piecing It Together, new co-host and mega-Elton John fan Jason Baroni joins me to discuss the new biopic Rocketman. The rock music biopic is a genre that’s been done over and over (and from the looks of it, it’s going to be done over and over a lot more times), but director Dexter Fletcher and his Rocketman Taron Egerton find ways to breathe a little life into the genre. Puzzle pieces include La La Land, Across The Universe, What Happened, Miss Simone and Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker.

As always, SPOILER ALERT for Rocketman and the movies we discuss!
https://www.paramount.com/movies/rocketman

Director – Dexter Fletcher
Writer – Lee Hall
Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones, Steven Mackintosh
Paramount

If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out the mini-episode I did with my parents right after we saw Rocketman. They’re both huge Elton John fans and, since he actually shops at our record store, Wax Trax Records, I thought it would be a fun thing to do with them. It’s hilarious and ridiculous. Check it out on your favorite podcast app or at https://www.piecingpod.com/2019/05/31/rocketman-initial-reactions-special-episode/

Jason Baroni is a friend and fan of the show. Follow him on Twitter at @JasonBaroni

My 4th album, A Different Kind Of Dream is available NOW on iTunes and all other digital music stores! Make sure to check it out!
My brand-new music video “The Void” is available now on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qH-Z6BCeJLU&t=0s

The song at the end of the episode is “Never” from my album An Unseen Sky which is available on all major digital music services. The music video for “Never” is also available on my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/musicbydavidrosen

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About the Author
David Rosen is an award-winning music composer and producer who composes music for film and TV as well as his albums of instrumental music. He also hosts the Piecing It Together podcast and is the co-host of the Bird Road Podcast here on the All Points West Network.

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