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" is a song by Elton John
Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, Hon DMus is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor...
from the 1984 album Breaking Hearts
Breaking Hearts is the eighteenth studio album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released in 1984. It features the quartet of John, Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson. There were two hit singles on this album, the U.S...
. It is the closing track. It reached the number 5 position on the U.S. chart
The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on radio play and sales; the tracking-week for sales begins on Monday and ends on Sunday, while the radio play tracking-week runs from Wednesday...
. The lyrics describe how you sometimes need to listen to old radio blues classics when you're feeling down, or when someone beloved has left you. In the years since then it has had modest radio airplay compared to some of the bigger 1980s singles from John.
The music video, shot on a street in Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, featured John in which he did not wear glasses for portions nor did he play a piano although he did when this was recorded.
John performed the song at One Night Only: The Greatest Hits Live at Madison Square Garden
One Night Only: The Greatest Hits Live at Madison Square Garden is a DVD release, featuring Elton John performing some of his best known hits live from Madison Square Garden in New York...
with Canadian rock star Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams, is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist, producer, actor and photographer. Adams has won dozens of awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations. He has also received 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written...
- Elton John: keyboards, lead vocals
- Davey Johnstone: guitar, vocals
- Dee Murray: bass, vocals
- Nigel Olsson: drums, vocals
|Canadian Top Singles
|Canadian Adult Contemporary
|Germany (Media Control AG
The official music charts in Germany are gathered and published by the company Media Control GfK International on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie...
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade
The Swiss Music Charts are Switzerland's main music sales charts. The charts are a record of the highest-selling singles and albums in various genres in Switzerland.The Swiss Charts include:* Singles Top 75...