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Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player

Dont Shoot Me Im Only The Piano Player

Liner Notes

Music & Lyrics by ELTON JOHN & BERNIE TAUPIN

Produced by GUS DUDGEON

Orchestral Arrangements by PAUL BUCKMASTER

Recorded at Château d'Hérouville, Hérouville, FR

Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player

Elton’s sixth studio album was also his second straight #1 album in the US on the Billboard 200 chart. It went on to peak at #1 in several other countries including Australia, Canada, Italy, Norway and the UK. This album contains the song Crocodile Rock, which became Elton’s first #1 single in the US and Canada on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as the extremely popular track, Daniel.

Released: January 26, 1973

  1. Daniel
  2. Teacher I Need You
  3. Elderberry Wine
  4. Blues For Baby And Me
  5. Midnight Creeper
  6. Have Mercy On The Criminal
  7. I’m Gonna Be A Teenage Idol
  8. Texan Love Song
  9. Crocodile Rock
  10. High Flying Bird
  11. Screw You (Young Man’s Blues) [Bonus Track]
  12. Jack Rabbit [Bonus Track]
  13. Whenever You’re Ready (We’ll Go Steady Again) [Bonus Track]
  14. Skyline Pigeon [Piano Version] [Bonus Track]