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Between Seventeen And Twenty
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Available on the album Blue Moves
Music:Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Caleb Quaye
Lyrics:Bernie Taupin
Vocals:Elton John
Bass:Kenny Passarelli
Drums:Roger Pope
Electric guitar:Caleb Quaye
Mandolin:Davey Johnstone
Organ:James Newton-Howard
Congas, tambourine, shaker:Ray Cooper
Backing vocals:Bruce Johnston, Jon Joyce, Cindy Bullens, Curt Becher, Joe Chemay
I wonder who's sleeping in your sheets tonight
Whose head rests upon the bed
Could it be a close friend I knew so well
Who seems to be so close to you instead
Close to you instead
I'm blue tonight, I'm red when I'm mad
I'm green when I'm jealous, yellow when I'm sad
I guess I cannot have everything
So much has flown between the years
When I was twenty and you were seventeen
So out of choice I chose rock and roll
But it pushed me to the limit everyday
It turned me into a gypsy, kept me away from home
From there on, there seemed no use for you
For you to stay
And if I shower around 3 a.m.
It's just to wash away
The trace of a love unwanted
Oh in the times I went astray
The times I went astray
So much has flown between the years
When I was twenty and you were seventeen
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