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1. This song was released on the 1970 album, "Tumbleweed Connection". It hasn't achieved much success outside of the seventies but is significant as it was the first song Elton John recorded with bass guitarist, Dee Murray and drummer, Nigel Olsson. What is the song?
2. This song was released on the critically acclaimed album, "Madman Across The Water". It is a song that speaks of a man who is trapped, imprisoned who prays to the Lord for forgiveness in the hope that he can one day live an ordinary easy life. What is the song?
3. "Honky Chateau" is ranked as the 357th best album of all time according to Rolling Stone Magazine. Gus Dudgeon was again the producer of this album and played a minor role in a few of the songs. One track in particular features producer Dudgeon providing backing vocals. What is the song?
4. By 1973 Elton John had almost broken into the music industry; an album released in this year made him big even though some of the tracks were questionable, with a few referring to death and sexuality. One song in particular refers to both. What is the song?
5. Not a classic but was released as a single in the seventies where it achieved moderate success. This song was significant as it had three people involved in its writing; Elton John, Bernie Taupin and guitarist Davey Johnstone. What is the song?
6. This song was the first Elton John song to reach the charts in the United States. It was recorded in the trident studios and is considered a more spiritual song and the genre is constantly referred to as Gospel. What is the song?
7. This song was banned from some countries across Europe and Asia due to content that was considered inappropriate due to what was thought to be overly frank and unnecessary situations that the song was based upon. What is the song?
8. "Step Into Christmas" is a Christmas song recorded by Elton John and released as a single in 1973. It was remastered and released again as a bonus track on a reissued album in the 1990s. What is the album?
9. This song was released on a two-record album and when it first received airtime on radio stations, its content was unclear and what the lyrics were actually referring to was hard to grasp. The song dealt with the suicide of a famous French singer. What is the song?
10. Below are some of Elton John's greatest songs, which one of the songs did not reach the number one spot on the Canadian singles charts, compiled by US music tracking company Nielsen SoundScan?
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