Lyrically speaking, "Rocket Man" is not an especially original composition. The song, written by Elton John's longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin, was inspired by both Ray Bradbury's novel Fahrenhe...
As with the lyrical content of the song, which combines the futuristic feel of space with a cowboy everyman narrator, the sound of "Rocket Man" is both spacey and grounded by a sentimental melodic...
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