Daniel Song Lyrics

Elton John


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
album: Track 1 in album Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player
release date: 1972
popularity : 1191 users have visited this page.
length: 3:54
producer: Gus Dudgeon
lead vocals: Elton John
engineer: Ken Scott
acoustic guitar: Davey Johnstone
synthesizer: Ken Scott
bass guitar: Dee Murray
drums & maracas: Nigel Olsson
mellotron & electric piano: Elton John
composer: Elton John
lyricist: Bernie Taupin

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Elton John Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player cover art


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Daniel is traveling tonight on a plane
I can see the red tail lights heading for Spain
Oh and I can see Daniel waving goodbye
God it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes

They say Spain is pretty, though I've never been
Well Daniel says it's the best place that he's ever seen
Oh and he should know, he's been there enough
Lord I miss Daniel, oh I miss him so much

Daniel my brother you are older than me
Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal
Your eyes have died, but you see more than I
Daniel you're a star in the face of the sky


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 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 Going to Be a Teenage Idol
  • 8 Texan Love Song
  • 9 Crocodile Rock
  • 10 High Flying Bird