QUIZ: How well do you know Elton John's lyrics?

28 September 2021, 10:39

Elton John in concert
Elton John in concert. Picture: Getty

By Mayer Nissim

Will you still be standing after our fiendishly difficult Elton John lyrics quiz?

Elton John isn't just one of the greatest performers in rock history, he's also one of the best songwriters.

Of course, Elton doesn't write the words himself. With a few exceptions (Tim Rice, Gary Osborne and Davey Johnstone), most of Elton's own songs have lyrics by his longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin.

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The pair met in 1967 when both answered an advert for songwriters, and their perfect partnership are still working together today.

But do you know your 'Tiny Dancer' from your 'Crocodile Rock'? Try our quiz to see just how well you know the lyrics to Elton John's back catalogue.