I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)

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"I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)"
Single by Elton John
from the album Rock of the Westies
B-side "Grow Some Funk of Your Own"
Released 1976
Genre Rock
Length 5:28
Label MCA (US/Canada)
DJM Records
Writer(s) Elton John
Bernie Taupin
Producer(s) Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology
"Island Girl"
(1975)
"Grow Some Funk of Your Own"/"I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)"
(1976)
"Pinball Wizard"
(1976)

"I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)" is a song on British pop singer Elton John's 1975 album Rock of the Westies.

The song's lyrics compare the shooting of Jesse James by James' outlaw-partner Robert Ford to Taupin's failed marriage to his first wife Maxine Feibelman, of "Tiny Dancer" fame. The song reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 1976, but failed to chart in the singer's native United Kingdom.

A live version, recorded in England in May 1977 with just Elton on piano and Ray Cooper on percussion, was released by MCA Records on the To Be Continued... boxed set.

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