Elton John 1973, YouTube

It was number one after number one with the double LP 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' and previously with 'Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player' two albums released in 1973.

'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' LP, Wikipedia

Considered by fans and critics as the best of Elton John's work as this would be his seventh studio release.

The double LP released some very recognizable songs that would aid in making Elton John a must see artist, some hes best known for would be ,"Bennie and the Jets", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and the song that payed tribute to Marilyn Monroe then Princess Diana, "Candle in the Wind."

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Original LP Track List:

  1. "Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding"
  2. "Candle in the Wind
  3. "Bennie and the Jets"

Side 2

  1. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
  2. "This Song Has No Title"
  3. "Grey Seal"
  4. "Jamaica Jerk-Off"
  5. "I've Seen That Movie Too"

Side 3

  1. "Sweet painted lady"
  2. "The Ballad of Danny bailey (1909-34)"
  3. "Dirty Little girl"
  4. "All the Girls Love Alie"

Side 4

  1. "Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock N' Roll)"
  2. "Saturday's Alright For Fighting"
  3. "Roy Rogers"
  4. "Social Disease"
  5. "Harmony"

Released in both U.S. and U.K. October 5th, 1973 charted in both at #1.

Happy 40th anniversary as we revisit 1973 with some great landmark classic rock releases.

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Elton John performing, "Bennie and The Jets":