Rocket Man

About

Officially titled "Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)," the single by Elton John describes an astronaut's mixed feelings of leaving his family for his work. 

Trivia

The song is inspired by Ray Bradbury's short story "The Rocket Man," found in The Illustrated Man. Kate Bush and David Fonseca have both released official covers of the track. 

#399
song
Boost
Released
April 14, 1972
Artist
Elton John
Album
Honky Château
#399
song
Boost