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Can you name the Elton John album each of these songs' opening lyrics are from?

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Opening lyricsTC or MMSong Title
Soon the pines will be falling everywhere/village children fight each other for a share
[Song title] wears his war wound like a crown/he calls his child Jesus/'cause he likes the name/and he sends him to the finest school in town
The words I have to say/may well be simple but they're true/until you give your love/ there's nothing more that we can do
If it came to pass that they should ask/what could I tell them/would the criticize behind my back/maybe I should let them
And now that it's all over/the birds can nest again/I'll only snow when the sun comes out/I'll shine only when it starts to rain
From this day on I own [song title]/we dug his shallow grave beneath the sun
I pulled out my Stage Coach Times/and I read the latest news/I tapped my feet in dumb surprise/and of course I saw they knew
As I awoke this evening with the smell of wood smoke clinging/like a gentle cobweb hanging upon a painted tepee
We've moved on six miles from where we were yesterday/and yesterday is but a long long ways away
Has anybody here seen [song title]/I heard he's back looking for a place to lay down/must be getting on/ needs a man who's young to walk him around
Opening lyricsTC or MMSong Title
In the quiet silent seconds I turned of the light switch/and I came down to meet you in the half light the moon left
Lately I've been thinking how much I miss my lady/[song title]'s in the corn field brightening the daybreak
You tell me there's an angel in your tree/did he say he'd come to call on me/for things are getting desperate in our home/living in the parish of the restless folks I know
I can see very well/there's a boat on the reef with a broken back/and I can see it very well
Boston at last and the plane's touching down/our hostess is handing the hot towels around/from a terminal gate to a black limousine/it's a ten minute ride to the [song title]
Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, seamstress for the band/pretty eyed, pirate smile, you'll marry a music man
I'll catch the tramline in the morning/with your leave Van Bushell said/he had further heard the cock crow/as he stumbled out the shed
I took myself a blue canoe/and I floated like a leaf/dazzling,dancing half enchanted/in my Merlin sleep
Why hello, say can I buy you another glass of beer/Well thanks a lot that's kind of you, it's nice to know you care

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