The Bitch Is Back
Elton John
I was justified when I was five
Raising Cain, I spit in your eye
Times are changing, now the poor get fat
But the fever's gonna catch you when the bitch gets back
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1974
  • peaked at No. 15 on the UK Singles chart in 1974
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from Elton John's eighth album, Caribou (1974)
  • Dusty Springfield on backing vocals
  • on the record:
         Elton John - lead vocals, piano   
         Davey Johnstone - electric guitars
         Dee Murray - bass
         Ray Cooper - tambourine
         Lenny Pickett - tenor sax   
         Tower of Power horn section - brass   
         Dusty Springfield, Clydie King, Sherlie Matthews, Jesie Mae Smith - backing vocals   
         Nigel Olsson - drums   
  • written by Elton John, Bernie Taupin
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