Album: Madman Across The Water
US Chart: 41
According to the Tiny Dancer Songfacts , the, "Blue jean baby, LA Lady, seamstress for the band" was Bernie Taupin's then girlfriend Maxine Feibelman. She was a dancer who accompanied John and Taupin on their first tour of America in 1970, often sewing together the costumes and fixing their clothes. She and Taupin married in 1971.
Blue jean baby, L.A. lady, seamstress for the band
Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you'll marry a music man
Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand
And now she's in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand