Who is there among us that cannot relate to this song in at least some small way? Crocodile Rock - Tiny Dancer 3. It appeared that day that once the song ended, one only had to scan the radio dial, and there it would be! Whatever has happened since then, the thrills he got back then can never be taken away from him. All musical material is re-recorded and does not use in any form the original music or original vocals or any feature of the original recording. There is a coastal promontary out there that sticks out into the North Sea and from a vantage point to the north it looks just like the front end of a crocodile. Of course it's a rip-off. Crocodile Rock - Can You Feel the Love Tonight 9. I believe I read this in Philip Norman's biography of Elton.
The images are for illustrative purposes only and are not contractual. The odd thing is that Elton has a very deep catalog filled not just with meaningful hits, but with more obscure songs that many listeners enjoy. Crocodile Rock - Sacrifice 13. But they'll never kill the thrills we've got, Bm burnin' up to the Crocodile Rock, C learning fast till the weeks went past, D we really thought the Crocodile Rock would last, well. He also remembers Suzy, who was fun to be around but then left one day. Furthermore, I also have the same feeling about how the simple lyrics are what make this song great, in fact they enhance the longing feelings. A couple of years later I tried to figure out how order the record or somehow get a copy of the song.
Elton John - I'm Still Standing 12. It cracks me up so bad! In his youth, life was more carefree, less stressful. In the second verse, he states that years have gone by, the old scene just died, and he is left longing for a simpler, happier time in his life. Elton John - Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word 16. Because of all the events that happened in the 60s, however, this unknown little dance forever vanished into history, and no one cared anymore.
It had a really great rock beat. Elton John - Sacrifice 13. Elton Comes to town to perform a benefit Christmas concert and Bob and friends end up helping him write the lyrics to the song. Elton John - Crocodile Rock 8. He named his daughter after the dog. Elton John - Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me 15.
Well, they don't really need to convey a message, as long as they can convey a feeling. Crocodile Rock - I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues 14. It's a retrospective, a person reminiscing with longing and some sadness of days gone by. Crocodile Rock - I'm Still Standing 12. It's a catchy little song with really sad lyrics. It's also a poke at the nativist sentiment that flourished along with anti-Communism in the 50s when anyone who was a foreigner was inherently suspect.
But this is my favourite song of Elton John, his 70's stuff was great but now he's really not the man he was back then! But never could even find it cataloged anywhere. In the 1970's, the guy who played the organ would be dressed in a crocodile costume for this song! It was like, 'Okay, that was fun for now, throw it away, and here's the next one. Oh well, just in the interest of clarity. I came to this realization immediately as I was a Beatles freak back then, and was still in mourning over their breakup. Elton John - Crocodile Rock mp3. Bernie loved the American music scene.
Crocodile Rock - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 5. Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 5. It has since become a mainstay in his concert set lists and was later performed on television amidst a bunch of crocodile puppets on the Muppet Show. Elton John - Daniel 11. The narrator in the song is remembering his youth, and having a place of your own and your own car is a big deal then. But the biggest kick I ever got, Bm was doin' a thing called the Crocodile Rock. So the song partly reflects aspects of his childhood.
This may be the last top 40 song to have it. I was 10 and instantly fell in love with it. Elton John - Your Song 2. Catchy little song, but really sad lyrics. Crocodile Rock - Bennie and the Jets 10. Crocodile Rock - Daniel 11. Elton John - Rocket Man I Think It's Going to Be a Long Long Time 6.