Elton John - Levon sheet music

One other great song by Elton John is Levon.

The song is written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin and it was released on the 29th of November 1971.

Levon belongs to the Symphonic rock genre, it is part of the album named "Madman Across the Water" and it is 5:22 minutes in length.

When released, it reached number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number 6 in Canada.

The song has been covered by some important artists over the years, for example, Jon Bon Jovi, Myles Kennedy, and Billy Klippert.

The lyrics are about a man who in the end it getting bored of doing the same thing and it’s somebody that gets bored with blowing up balloons and wants to get away from and can’t because it was a family ritual.

Bernie Taupin declared that the song was "free-form writing" and he didn't intend to send a certain message with it.

He said that the lyrics are:

just lines that came out that were interesting

The free Levon piano sheet music includes all the information about the song’s composition you need.

The instruments present in the song’s composition are drums, bass, vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonium, and piano.

The Levon name has its origin in Hebrew and it means lion.

It is a variation of the name Levi that can be found in Hungarian, English, German, and Hebrew.

In music, it has two associations, one with Elton’s song Levon and the other with the name Levon Helm that belongs to the drummer in the group.

All the names used in the free Levon piano sheets are odd and rare.

Levon’s father's name is Alvin Tostig, a fictional character and Levon’s son is Jesus.

In the song, Jesus is sent to the best school in town, Levon likes to make money and is always counting his earnings.

The boy that blows up balloons all day long and gets tired of doing that is Jesus.

He is not helping the family because he lives in fantasy with his balloons.

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Levon - Elton John piano tutorial

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