Rocket Man (song)

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"Rocket Man"
Single by Elton John
from the album Honky Château
B-side"Susie (Dramas)"
Released17 April 1972 (1972-04-17)[1]
Recorded16 January 1972
GenreSoft rock
Producer(s)Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Tiny Dancer"
"Rocket Man"
"Honky Cat"
Music video
Elton John – Rocket Man at YouTube

"Rocket Man" (officially titled "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)") is a 1972 song by Elton John and is the lead single from his fifth studio album Honky Château. It went to number 2 in the United Kingdom, number 6 in Ireland and the United States, number 13 in Australia and number 18 in Germany. In 2021, it was used in the Elton John and Dua Lipa single Cold Heart.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rosenthal, Elizabeth J. (2001). His Song: The Musical Journey of Elton John. Billboard Books. p. 51. ISBN 9780823088935.