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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
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Available on the album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Music:Elton John
Lyrics:Bernie Taupin
Piano and vocals:Elton John
Bass:Dee Murray
Leslie guitar:Davey Johnstone
Drums:Nigel Olsson
Orchestral arrangement:Del Newman
Backing vocals:Dee Murray, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson
When are you gonna come down
When are you going to land
I should have stayed on the farm
I should have listened to my old man
You know you can't hold me forever
I didn't sign up with you
I'm not a present for your friends to open
This boy's too young to be singing the blues
chorus:
So goodbye yellow brick road
Where the dogs of society howl
You can't plant me in your penthouse
I'm going back to my plough

Back to the howling old owl in the woods
Hunting the horny back toad
Oh I've finally decided my future lies
Beyond the yellow brick road
What do you think you'll do then
I bet that'll shoot down your plane
It'll take you a couple of vodka and tonics
To set you on your feet again
Maybe you'll get a replacement
There's plenty like me to be found
Mongrels who ain't got a penny
Sniffing for tidbits like you on the ground
(repeat chorus)
© 1973 Dick James Music Limited
Copyright © 2014 David Bodoh