"Song for Guy" as written by and Elton John....
Life
Isn't everything
Isn't everything
Isn't everything

Life
Isn't everything
Isn't everything
Isn't everything

Life
Isn't everything
Isn't everything
Isn't everything

Life
Life
Life
Life
Life
Life
Life
Life
Life
Life


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"Song for Guy" as written by Elton John

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    General CommentI don't know what this means.....but now Elton's keyboardist Guy Babylon died, and he is saying Life isn't Everything. So now it should be a tribute song for Guy
    bthree123on June 29, 2010   Link
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    Song Meaningi read in a few places (including an Elton John Biography) that this song is based on a situation in Elton's record company of old. I believe it was Rocket Records. In the office, they had a delivery boy. He was delivering stuff for the label on his bike and was hit and killed by a car. Elton made a song in his memory.

    I am not convinced that the lyrics listed here are correct, but maybe they are.
    glennskiion September 14, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningAccording to Wikipedia:

    Elton said this in the sleeve notes of the 7" single:"...As I was writing this song one Sunday, I imagined myself floating into space and looking down at my own body. I was imagining myself dying. Morbidly obsessed with these thoughts, I wrote this song about death. The next day I was told that Guy (Burchett), our 17 year-old messenger boy, had been tragically killed on his motorcycle the day before. Guy died on the day I wrote this song."
    pearjuiceon April 16, 2012   Link
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    Song MeaningI agree, I've heard must the same from Elton himself. But until reading the words "Life isn't Everything" today Friday 17, October 2014, I thought I was hearing, "Life is a Definite Thing," repeatedly "Is a Definite Thing!"....
    Could I have been wrong... it's only been 35 years, Lol.
    I love it because It's a very melodic song.
    Thank you!
    peterdavid2009@aol.com
    peter11594on October 17, 2014   Link

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