Elderberry Wine is a song written by Bernie Taupin and Elton John that was first released on John’s 1973 album Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player. It was also released as the B-side of John’s #1 hit “Crocodile Rock” in October 1972. It was also popular on album-oriented rock radio stations. John played it live during his 1973 tour. It was covered by Irish-Scots singer Mae McKenna.