Soon, Fleetwood Mac‘S’ Dreams’ May Not Be The Only 70s Number One Hit To Go Viral On TikTok – Not So Elton john has something to say about it.
In honor of Halloween, the music legend has created his own TikTok video in which he syncs with his original 1972 recording of “Crocodile Rock” while wearing a sparkly purple jacket, ruffled shirt, sunglasses of sun and a huge pompadour wig – making it looks like a cross between Little Richard and Elvis Presley.
While he sings, Elton plays a piano decorated with pumpkins, skulls, cobwebs and other spooky objects. When he gets to the part of the song that says “La, la la la la la”, her husband David and son Zachary and Elijah appear as if by magic.
David is dressed in a replica of Elton’s iconic sequined Dodgers uniform – which he wore 45 years ago for his shows at Dodgers Stadium – while the boys are dressed as little crocodiles. It’s adorable.
“Rockin ‘crocodile is something shocking … Happy Halloween!” reads the caption.
So far, over 50 additional videos have been created, all using the “Crocodile Rock” clip from Elton’s original video. In some, people show off their own costumes, while others praise Elton. A young woman said: “This is the best TikTok ever.”
All these flows add up, of course: this is how “Dreams” arrived in the top 20 of Billboard graphics for the first time since 1977. Stay tuned to see if the same happens to “Crocodile Rock”.
By Andrea Dresdale
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