Candle in the Wind

Elton John

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
album: Track in album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
release date: 1973-10-5
popularity : 107 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Symphonic Rock/Pop Rock/Ballad/Glam/Classic Rock
length: 3:50
producer: Gus Dudgeon
drums: Nigel Olsson
piano: Elton John
lead vocals: Elton John
engineer: David Hentschel
electric guitar: Davey Johnstone
background vocals: Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson and Davey Johnstone
bass guitar: Dee Murray
composer: Elton John
lyricist: Bernie Taupin

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road cover art

Lyrics

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Goodbye Norma Jean
You had the grace to hold yourself
They crawled out of the woodwork
They set you on the treadmill

Like a candle in the wind
When the rain set in
But I was just a kid
Your legend ever did
Loneliness was tough
Hollywood created a superstar
Even when you died
All the papers had to say

Like a candle in the wind
When the rain set in
But I was just a kid
Your legend ever did
Goodbye Norma Jean
You had the grace to hold yourself

From the young man in the twenty second row
More than just our Marilyn Monroe
And it seems to me you lived your life
Never knowing who to cling to
And I would liked to have known you
Your candle burned out long before

Your legend ever didGoodbye Norma Jean
You had the grace to hold yourself
They crawled out of the woodwork
They set you on the treadmill

Like a candle in the wind
When the rain set in
But I was just a kid
Your legend ever did
Loneliness was tough
Hollywood created a superstar
Even when you died
All the papers had to say

Like a candle in the wind
When the rain set in
But I was just a kid
Your legend ever did
Goodbye Norma Jean
You had the grace to hold yourself

From the young man in the twenty second row
More than just our Marilyn Monroe
And it seems to me you lived your life
Never knowing who to cling to
And I would liked to have known you
Your candle burned out long before

Your legend ever did

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
  • 2 Candle in the Wind
  • 3 Bennie and the Jets
  • 4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • 5 This Song Has No Title
  • 6 Grey Seal
  • 7 Jamaica Jerk-Off
  • 8 I've Seen That Movie Too
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Sweet Painted Lady
  • 2 The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
  • 3 Dirty Little Girl
  • 4 All the Girls Love Alice
  • 5 Your Sister Can't Twist (but She Can Rock 'n Roll)
  • 6 Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting
  • 7 Roy Rogers
  • 8 Social Disease
  • 9 Harmony