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Elton John, however, did all the vocals, including the falsetto backing vocals.
Crocodile Rock Lyrics
Of course it's a rip-off, it's derivative in every sense of the word. US Cash Box Top . January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Dlton section needs additional citations for verification. In Canada, it topped the chart as well, remaining at No.
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The song also croocodile [ to whom? Archived from the original on 6 March Billboard Hot . Archived copy as title link. Archived from the original on 11 January Billboard Hot  7 U.
Elton John band members, including Davey Johnstone on guitars, Dee Murray on bass and Nigel Olsson on drums, were also performers on the song.
US Billboard Hot . This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat Retrieved 19 March John has played the song numerous times in concert, eltoon a ballad version he performed at the Greek Theater with Ray Cooper in Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Rock and rollglam rock . Cash Box  4.
Taupin also stated in an interview with a magazine that "Crocodile Rock" was a funny song in that he didn't mind creating it, but it wouldn't be something he'd listen to; it was simply something fun at the time. In a lawsuit filed in the US District Court of Los Angeles by attorney Donald Barnett on behalf of "Speedy Gonzales"' composer Buddy Kaye, it was alleged that defendants Elton John and Bernie Taupin illegally incorporated chords from "Speedy Gonzales" which produced a falsetto tone into the Crocodile song co-written by defendants.
Elton JohnBernie Taupin. The lyrics take a nostalgic look at early rock 'n' roll, dating and youthful independence of that era. Retrieved 22 June Retrieved from " https: Special Occasion Charts ". John has dismissed criticism of the song that it was "derivative", quoted in the booklet for the reissue of "Don't Crocodiile Me Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
Australian Chart Book — From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. US Billboard Easy Listening.