Rocket Man

Album: Honky Château
Performers: Elton John on piano and vocals, Nigel Olsson on drums, Dee Murray on bass, Davey Johnstone on guitars, David Hentschel on synth, backing vocals include Dee Murray, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson
Producer: Gus Dudgeon
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
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© 1972 Dick James Music Limited

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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).

Here’s a 1972 performance of the song, live and when it was fresh

A more modern performance with extended intro and jam outtake

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