1982 Elton John – Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny) (US:#13 UK:#51)

“Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)” is a song composed and performed by English musician Elton John, with lyrics by longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin. It originally appeared on John’s 1982 album Jump Up!. The song is a tribute to John Lennon, who had been assassinated 18 months earlier.

Album

Video

Musicians

BassDee Murray
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarRichie Zito
PianoElton John
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
Background VocalsDee Murray
Background VocalsGary Osborn

Produced By

Chris Thomas

Songwriters

Elton John
Bernie Taupin

Charts

US:#13
UK:#51