"Ego Is Not A Dirty Word" as written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin....
If I did not have an ego I would not be here tonight
If I did not have an ego I might not think that I was right
If you did not have an ego you might not care the way you dressed
If you did not have an ego you'd just be like the rest

Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Don't you believe what you've seen or heard

If Jesus had an ego he'd still be alive today
And if Nixon had no ego he might not be in decay
If you did not have an ego you might not care too much who won
If I did not have an ego I might just use a gun

Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Don't you believe what you've seen or heard

Some people keep their egos in a bottom drawer
A fridge full of Leonard Cohen
Have to get drunk just to walk out the door
Stay drunk to keep on goin'
So if you got an ego
You better keep it in good shape
Exercise it daily
And get it down on tape

Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Don't you believe what you've seen or heard

Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Don't you believe what you've seen or heard

Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Ego is not a dirty word
Don't you believe what you've seen or heard

Ego


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"Ego Is Not a Dirty Word" as written by Gregory J Macainsh

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    General Commentcan't beleive people haevnt commented on the skyhooks....

    brilliant song...pretty self explanatry.


    a great aussie act.
    petetheeliteon July 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSerena Williams' theme song!
    bigglesworthon April 27, 2011   Link
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    General CommentDefinately one for vinyl... Love this song and album (living in the 70's) cranked up to 10. The skyhooks were quite fwd thinking and clever. RIP shirl we all luv ya!
    Tricky1979on April 09, 2012   Link
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    General CommentLove this song and many others by the Hooks. I really love the references to Nixon and Leonard Cohen. Like so many other Hooks songs, this one was controversial and thought provoking. This song is from the album of the same name released in 1975. Their previous (debut) album "Living in The 70s" (released in 1974) had six songs banned from play on commercial radio. This of course ensured sales of the record skyrocketed...
    healyrjon April 17, 2017   Link

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