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Rocket Man (Easy Piano)

Digital Sheet Music

By Elton John

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Piano/Vocal/Chords, Easy Piano - Early Intermediate - Digital Download
By Elton John. Arranged by Mario Stallbaumer. 8 pages. Published by Mario Stallbaumer (H0.538513-698400).

Item Number: H0.538513-698400

Here's how to play "Rocket Man" by Elton John on piano!

With this piano sheet music, you can play Elton John's 1972 super hit "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)" on piano.

It's an accurate piano transcription of the whole piece, combining the characteristic piano accompaniment and the full melody into a fantastic piano cover.
Since the sung melody is included in the piano part, this arrangement works perfectly as an instrumental version - but of course, you can also use these piano sheets to accompany a singer, or sing along yourself!

The full lyrics to "Rocket Man" are included in the sheet music.

This is an easy piano arrangement of "Rocket Man" - you can find a more challenging version on my Published Page!

"Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)" first appeared on Elton John's 1972 album "Honky Château", and served as the album's first single.

Inspired by Ray Bradbury's story "The Rocket Man" and David Bowie's "Space Oddity", the song became one of Elton John's biggest hits! It was certified Platinum 3 times in the United States, and is also included on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

Time for you to play "Rocket Man" on piano!

Here are the song's full lyrics:

[Verse 1]
She packed my bags last night, pre-flight
Zero hour: 9:00 a.m
And I'm gonna be high as a kite by then
I miss the Earth so much, I miss my wife
It's lonely out in space
On such a timeless flight

[Chorus]
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
'Til touchdown brings me 'round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no
I'm a rocket man
Rocket man
Burning out his fuse up here alone
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
'Til touchdown brings me 'round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no
I'm a rocket man
Rocket man
Burning out his fuse up here alone

[Verse 2]
Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids
In fact, it's cold as hell
And there's no one there to raise them if you did
And all this science I don't understand
It's just my job five days a week
A rocket man
A rocket man

[Chorus]
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
'Til touchdown brings me 'round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no
I'm a rocket man
Rocket man
Burning out his fuse up here alone
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
'Til touchdown brings me 'round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no, no, no
I'm a rocket man
Rocket man
Burning out his fuse up here alone

[Outro]
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time
And I think it's gonna be a long, long time

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