Rocket Man

Written by on March 25, 2018


Happy birthday to Elton John, born on 25th March 1947, singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), 1971 UK No.7 single ‘Your Song’, 1973 US No.1 single ‘Crocodile Rock’ seven other US No.1’s. Biggest selling single of all time with 1997 ‘Candle In The Wind 97’, plus over 50 UK Top 40 hit singles. Sold over 150m records worldwide. Elton and Bernie Taupin wrote ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’ under the pseudonyms Ann Orson and Carte Blanche. Some of the aliases Sir Elton has used checking into hotels include, Prince Fooboo, Sir Humphrey Handbag, Lillian Lollipop, Lord Choc Ice, Lord Elpus, Binky Poodleclip and Sir Henry Poodle. Elton John’s official nickname is Rocket Man. Do you have a favourite Elton John track? More here on Elton: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/rocket_man

Rocket Man

Elton John started an eight-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, the singer’s seventh album and third US No.1. Recorded at the Château d’Hérouville,


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