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This Week, in '74

Written by Chief Editor.

Elton's song, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, was certified Gold on the fourth of January in 1974.

It appeared on the album of the same name.

The song was released in 1973 as the album's second single, and entered the Top Ten in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

It was one of Elton's biggest hits, and surpassed the previous single, Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting), in sales and popularity quickly following its release.