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Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road MIDI

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road MIDI

  • Title: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • Key: F Major
  • Artist: Elton John 
  • Instruments: Piano solo 
  • Type: MIDI

 

"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is a song by British singer-songwriter Elton John, released in 1973 as the title track of his seventh studio album of the same name. The song is widely considered to be one of John's most iconic and influential works, and has become a classic rock staple.

 

The song is a powerful and emotional ballad about the pressures of fame and the desire to escape from it. The lyrics reference the story of "The Wizard of Oz", with the "yellow brick road" symbolizing the path to success and stardom. However, the song suggests that this path can be isolating and destructive, and that sometimes it's necessary to leave it all behind in search of a simpler life.

 

Musically, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is a tour de force that showcases Elton John's incredible vocal range and piano skills. The song features a memorable melody and a dynamic arrangement that incorporates elements of rock, pop, and country. The song also includes a powerful guitar solo by Davey Johnstone.

 

"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" has been praised for its evocative lyrics and its ability to capture the mood of a generation. The song has been covered by numerous artists over the years, and has been featured in movies, TV shows, and commercials. It remains a beloved classic of the rock and roll canon.

 

Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road MIDI