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I love Elton John but Jesus I cannot understand what he is saying sometimes.

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  1. bobtraw

    bobtraw Leave me alone! VIP

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    Like in the lyrics for Island Girl, I had no idea what he was saying after "he wants to take you from the racket boss." I thought he was saying, "He wants to take you down the kolzenschlaas," and I don't even speak German.
     
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    [video=youtube;ywJ1MD4-Cns]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywJ1MD4-Cns[/video]
     
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    He Want to save you but the cause is lost i think! Hi bobtraw
     
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    Jeton hurricane fucked him and he had a stroke
     
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    Oh man I'm going to go listen to Fox on the Run next and feel like a real old person. I'M going to be 34 in 16 days. It's all over for me.
     
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    I think that's why I like Blue Eyes so much. THere isn't a thing that I can't understand in that song.
     
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    dear, i'd kill to be turning 34 in 16 days.
     
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    How old you is? Keep in mind that men hold up way better.
     
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    Any plans for your bday?
     
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    :cwl: Elton was a genius until after "Blue Moves" then he began his slow, inexorable crawl toward turning into Liza Minelli.

    :cwl:

    I'm 50....:bigcry:
     
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    40
     
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    This
     
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    RH, I'm not all that upset about turning 34 in real life. Turning 30 was so horrible for me I wanted to blow my mind up but every birthday after that has been, "wgas?"
     
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    40's the new 20. You look great.
     
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    bob, I'm 32 and love that song. I listen to music that came out before my grandparents were born, so I'm guessing I'm a real fossil. :D

    You're original post made me laugh out loud, great observation. :up:


    Here's my faahvorite Elton song....

    [video=youtube;mOHLQg4VfqE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOHLQg4VfqE[/video]

    It sounds like at the beginning he says "In my Berlin sleeve". :wtf:
     
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    Elton didn't write his own song

    Right?
     
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    The song writer's name was in "levon"
     
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    Bernie Taupin and Elton John collaborated, right?
     
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    Levon

    Levon liked his money
     
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