Billboard #1 Hits: #401: “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”- Elton John and Kiki Dee. August 7, 1976. #1 for 4 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single:”Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”- Elton John
- Record Company- MCA
- Genre: Pop
- Written by Ann Orson [Elton John} and Carte Blanche [Bernie Taupin}
- Time: 4:28
- B-side:”Snow Queen”
- Grade: B-
- Peaked at #1 in Billboard Hot 100. #1 in UK Singles Chart, #1 in Australia, Canada, France, Ireland, New Zealand and South Africa.
Elton and Bernie Taupin originally had Dusty Springfield in mind when they wrote this song but she withdrew from doing it because her partner was ill at the time. A rather pedestrian pop song to my ears. Kiki Dee had one hit on her own “I Got The Music In Me” #12 in 1974.