Island Girl, Sugar On The Floor (7", Single, Promo). La Chica De La Isla Island Girl (7", Single).
Elton John and Bernie Taupin were rejected by Liberty Records, but a few months later formed one of the the most prolific songwriting teams in history. Their 1975 album Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy was the first album ever to debut at in America, and the next album, Rock Of The Westies, also broke in at even though "Island Girl" was the only hit from the record. More songs from Elton John. More songs about being misunderstood. More songs about prostitutes. More songs from 1975. Lyrics to Island Girl. Elton John Artistfacts . But didn't we leave PC behind with the 80's fer Krist'sake? This is one damn fine funky song, the imagery as colorful as ever in Bernie's lyric, even lurid. But so was "Dirtly Little Girl" from "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. I didn't hear any PC calls of "racism" on that release.
Island Girl (оригинал Elton John). Девочка с острова (перевод Алекс из Москвы). I see your teeth flash, Jamaican honey so sweet. Island girl, island girl, island girl. Девочка с острова, девочка с острова, девочка с острова, Tell me what you wantin' with the white man's world?
Flashback: Elton John Plays His Forgotten Number One Hit ‘Island Girl’. This reggae-infused song topped the Hot 100 in 1975 and later vanished forever. The song in question is Island Girl, a reggae-infused tune that hit just as Bob Marley started scoring hits and American pop audiences became curious about Jamaican culture. The lyrics, about a Jamaican woman turning tricks for the dudes in the big city, are beyond problematic by 2018 standards, but the world was a very difference place in 1975. Elton and Bernie were also on a lot of drugs back then. It appeared on Rock of the Westies, Elton’s first disappointing album after a long string of masterpieces. It was a rough time for the singer where he struggled to adjust to his absurd level of fame and his punishing touring and recording schedule. His drug use also reached dangerous levels.
Year: 1975 Album: Rock of the Westies. Year: 1975 Album: Rock of the Westies.
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" is a song from the Elton John album Honky Château. The lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin and is his take on New York City after hearing a gun go off near his hotel window during his first visit to the city. The song's lyrics were partly inspired by Ben E. King's "Spanish Harlem," written by Jerry Leiber and Phil Spector, in which he sings "There is a rose in Spanish Harlem. In response to this, Taupin writes,
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Elton John blasts Putin after leader claims Russia has 'no problem' with LGBTQ people. Elton John called out 'hypocrisy' after Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has "no problem with LGBT persons. Among the notable songs on the album were the No. 1 single "Island Girl," "Grow Some Funk of Your Own," which reached No. 14, and "I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford). Robin Jones, Getty Images. 6. "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy", Release date: May 19, 1975, Peak chart position: 1 (7 weeks), Total weeks on Billboard 200: 43, "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy" was Elton John's ninth studio album.
Island Girl - Elton John. 65. Let's Do It Again - The Staple Singers. 66. Let 'Em In - Paul McCartney and Wings. 67. Baby Face - Wing and A Prayer Fife and Drum Corps. 68. This Masquerade - George Benson. 69. Evil Woman - Electric Light Orchestra. 70. Wham Bam - Silver.
|A||La Chica De La Isla = Island Girl|
|B||Azúcar En El Piso = Sugar On The Floor|
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|MCA-40461||Elton John||Island Girl (7", Single)||MCA Records||MCA-40461||Canada||1975|
|IFR-10857||Elton John||Island Girl (7", Single, Promo)||DJM Records||IFR-10857||Japan||1975|
|MCA - 40461||Elton John||Island Girl (7", Single)||MCA Records||MCA - 40461||Canada||1975|
|8E006-97144||Elton John||Island Girl (7", Single)||DJM Records||8E006-97144||Portugal||1975|