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Crocodile Rock

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"Crocodile Rock"
Single by Elton John
from the album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
B-side"Elderberry Wine"
  • UK: 27 October 1972
  • US: 20 November 1972
RecordedJune 1972
StudioChâteau d'Hérouville (France)
  • 3:56 (album version, US 45 version)
  • 3:23 (single version)
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Honky Cat"
"Crocodile Rock"

"Crocodile Rock" is a 1972 song by Elton John and is the leading single to his sixth studio album Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player. It went to number 1 in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Italy and Switzerland, number 5 in the United States, number 2 in Zimbabwe and Australia and number 3 in Norway, Germany and Belgium.

References[change | change source]

  1. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player – Elton John | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 7 August 2019. 'Daniel' is a moving ballad and 'Crocodile Rock' is a sly take on '50s rock & roll – the album is slightly uneven.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Guarisco, Donald A. "Elton John Crocodile Rock". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 June 2018.