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"Rock n' Roll Madonna"
Single by Elton John
B-side "Grey Seal"
Released June 19, 1970
Format 7" vinyl
Recorded DJM Studios,
September 1969
Genre Rock, Pop
Length 4:17
Label Phillips, DJM, Congress
Writer(s) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Producer Steve Brown
Elton John singles chronology
"Border Song"
(1970)
"Rock n' Roll Madonna"
(1970)
"From Denver to L.A."
(1970)
Elton John
(1995 reissue)
track listing
"Grey Seal"
(12)
"Rock n' Roll Madonna"
(13)

"Rock n' Roll Madonna" is a song by Elton John with lyrics written by Bernie Taupin. The song was released as a single in Britain in 1970, where it never charted. It appeared on several bootlegs and rarities compilations before it appeared on the 1995 remaster of his self-titled album. The song structure is, as the title says, a rock n' roll song. Live-effects has been added, with an audience cheering throughout most of the song, anticipating similar usage in Bennie and the Jets.

Its b-side, "Grey Seal" was later recorded for his album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The version from 1970 also appeared on the 1995 reissue of his self-titled album.

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