Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Words:Bernard Taupin
Music:Elton John
Performed By:  Elton John
Copyright:© 1973 Dick James Music Limited
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Year:  1973


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
Ah! Ah!

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
Ah! Ah!

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
Ah! Ah!

(CHORUS)
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