See “Rocketman” – Elton John’s Life (Fantasy Version) “Rocketman” sheds light on Elton John’s life and early career. What’s fantasy, what’s real life? We dig in. Hear “Rocketman”: Whatever Happened to Long John Baldry? Before he was “Rocketman,” Elton John learned many things from Long John Baldry. So why doesn’t LJB factor more in the movie?