Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me

Elton John


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bernie Taupin, Elton John
album: Track 9 in album Caribou
release date: 1974-6-24
popularity : 20 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Pop Rock/Glam/Classic Rock
length: 5:38
producer: Gus Dudgeon
drums: Nigel Olsson
piano: Elton John
lead vocals: Elton John
engineer: Clive Franks
background vocals: Toni Tennille, Carl Wilson, Bruce Johnston and Billy Hinsche
acoustic guitar & electric guitar: Davey Johnstone
bass guitar: Dee Murray
horn arranger: Del Newman
Mellotron: David Hentschel
arranger: Bruce Johnston
additional arranger: Daryl Dragon
bells & tambourine: Ray Cooper
composer: Elton John
lyricist: Bernie Taupin

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Elton John Caribou cover art


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i can't light no more of your darkness
I'm growing tired and time stands still before me

I took a chance and changed your way of life
Closed the door and left me blinded by the light
Don't let the sun go down on me
I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free

I can't find
But see me once and see the way feel
Just because you think i mean you harm
But these cuts i have, cuts i have
They need love, they need love to help them heal
Oh, don't let the sun go down on me
I'd just allow a fragment of your life to wander free

Although i search myself, it's always someone else i that see, yeah
Cause' losing everything is like the sun going down on me


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Bitch Is Back
  • 2 Pinky
  • 3 Grimsby
  • 4 Dixie Lily
  • 5 Solar Prestige a Gammon
  • 6 You're So Static
  • 7 I've Seen the Saucers
  • 8 Stinker
  • 9 Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  • 10 Ticking