“Elton John – DANIEL (with lyrics)” on YouTube

12 Dec


Daniel” is a major hit song and ballad by Elton John. It appeared on the 1973 album Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player. It was written by John and his lyricist Bernie Taupin. In the United Kingdom, the song reached no. 4 in the official chart.[1] In the USA the song reached No. 2 on the pop charts and No. 1 on the adult contemporary charts[2] for two weeks in the spring of 1973. In the United States, it was certified Gold on 13 September 1995 by the RIAA. In Canada, it became his second No. 1 single, following “Crocodile Rock” earlier in the year, holding the position for two weeks in the RPM 100 national singles chart.[3] Writers John and Taupin received the 1973 Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.[4]

Donatella Versace named her son Daniel Versace after this song.[5]


Posted by on December 12, 2016 in classic music, entertainment



4 responses to ““Elton John – DANIEL (with lyrics)” on YouTube

  1. thelonelyauthorblog

    March 14, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Always loved that song.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Shea

    March 27, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    Such a great song.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. exoticnita54

    December 12, 2016 at 8:57 am

    I was always in love 😍 Elton John..his voice used to give me goosebumps..

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Anna

    December 14, 2016 at 9:24 pm

    A great heartbreaking song

    Liked by 1 person


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