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Elton and Taupin’s Tune Rocket Man Tops In ’72

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elton and bernie taupin 1971 385x280 Elton and Taupins Tune Rocket Man Tops In 72

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm]’s Honky Chateau was a Top 10 album during the summer of ’72, and Rocket Man was in the top 6 on this date that year.  you’ll hear it on this evening’s Top 6 @ 6, but do you know the story behind the song?  Lyricist Bernie Taupin remembered the not so obvious inspiration. 

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