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Available on the album Honky Ch√Ęteau
Music:Elton John
Lyrics:Bernie Taupin
Piano:Elton John
Bass:Dee Murray
Guitars:Davey Johnstone
Drums:Nigel Olsson
ARP Synthesizer:David Hentschel
Backing vocals:Dee Murray, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson
She packed my bags last night pre-flight
Zero hour nine a.m.
And I'm gonna be high as a kite by then
I miss the earth so much I miss my wife
It's lonely out in space
On such a timeless flight
chorus:
And I think it's gonna be a long long time
Till touchdown brings me round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no no no I'm a rocket man
Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone
(repeat chorus)
Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids
In fact it's cold as hell
And there's no one there to raise them if you did
And all this science I don't understand
It's just my job five days a week
A rocket man, a rocket man
(repeat chorus)
(repeat chorus)
And I think it's gonna be a long long time...
© 1972 Dick James Music Limited
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