Elton John: Ranking His 10 Greatest Songs

There’s no doubt that Elton John ranks with rock’s greatest and most prolific stars — but what are his 10 greatest songs?

Britian’s Guardian newspaper says his breakthrough single, “Your Song,” ranks first. The paper says, “He went on to sell more than 100 million singles, but his first hit is still one of his defining moments. And its opening line — ‘It’s a little bit funny/ This feeling inside’ — remains instantly recognizable.”

Here’s the whole Top 10:

  1. “Your Song”
  2. “Rocket Man”
  3. “Bennie and the Jets”
  4. “Philadelphia Freedom”
  5. “Dan Dare (Pilot of the Future)”
  6. “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word”
  7. “Ego”
  8. “Are You Ready for Love”
  9. “Nobody Wins”
  10. “I’m Still Standing”

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