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

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. It went on to peak at #1 in several other countries including Australia, Canada, Italy, Norway and the UK, where it stayed for six weeks. This album contains the song Crocodile Rock, which became Elton’s first #1 single in the US and Canada, as well as the extremely popular track, Daniel.


  1. 1.Daniel3:55
  2. 2.Teacher I Need You4:10
  3. 3.Elderberry Wine3:34
  4. 4.Blues For Baby And Me5:39
  5. 5.Midnight Creeper3:52
  6. 6.Have Mercy On The Criminal5:58
  7. 7.I’m Going To Be A Teenage Idol3:56
  8. 8.Texan Love Song3:33
  9. 9.Crocodile Rock3:55
  10. 10.High Flying Bird4:12
  11. 11.Screw You (Young Man’s Blues) [Bonus Track]4:43
  12. 12.Jack Rabbit [Bonus Track]1:50
  13. 13.Whenever You’re Ready (We’ll Go Steady Again) [Bonus Track]2:51
  14. 14.Skyline Pigeon [Piano Version] [Bonus Track]3:56

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