Idol
Words:Bernard Taupin
Music:Elton John
Performed By:  Elton John
Copyright:© 1976 Big Pig Music Limited
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Oooh, he was a light star trippin' on a high wire.
Bulldog stubborn, born uneven.
A classless creature, a man for all seasons.
But don't bet them they can't take him to the very bottom -
Because, they made him and they'll waste him.
And I don't believe (sigh!) that I wanna watch them.

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'Cos the fifties shifted out of gear. Mmm,
He was an idol then, now he's an idol here.
But his face has changed, he's not the same no more.
And I have to say that I like the way his music sounded before.


He was tight-assed; Walking on broken glass.
Highly prized in the wallet size.
The number one crush in a schoolgirl's eyes.
But don't pretend that it won't end in the depth of your despair.
You went from lame suits right down to tennis shoes, to peanuts from the lion's share.
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