Saturday, May 21, 2011

Elton John Explained

By Pauly
Los Angeles, CA

Last night, I was feeling saucy and referenced Rocket Man in poker tournament recap. That reminded me of a conversation I once overheard...
One: "Wait, Rocket Man is about astronauts?"

Two: "Yeah, going to Mars. It's part of the same story David Bowie was telling in his Space Oddity. The same producer produced both albums."

One: "Wow, astronauts to Mars? And the whole time I thought Rocket Man was about being wasted drugs."

Here's Bill Shatner performing Rocket Man circa 1978...

1 comment:

  1. Thanks, man! I've never heard that version. It's better than the original:P