Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters

Album: Honky Château
Performers: Elton John on piano and vocals, Dee Murray on bass, Davey Johnstone on guitar and mandolin
Producer: Gus Dudgeon
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
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© 1972 Dick James Music Limited

A ballad that Elton John himself calls one of his favourites.   Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters was also featured on the film Almost Famous during a scene in New York City.   I always loved listening to this song and playing it on the piano.  A great solo ballad for any piano player to perform.

look inside
The Elton John Keyboard Book
By Elton John. For Piano/Keyboard. Hal Leonard Keyboard Recorded Versions. Rock and Pop Rock. Difficulty: medium. Songbook. Vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and introductory text. 160 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.694829).

A performance from 1972

One of my favourite performances from performed live at Ephesus Amphitheatre

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