The Story: Don't eat the fruit in the garden, Eden,, It wasn't in God's natural plan., You were only a rib,, And look at what you did,, To Adam, the father of Man.
The Story: You smell like goat, I'll see you in hell
The Story: All the b***h had said, all been washed in black
This song was one big mystery to my 13 or 14 year
old mind. I had no idea what it was about,
although it was intriguing with its people rolling
'round the basement floor and whatnot.
I owned only the 45 RPM recording, so I didn't
have the actual wording at hand, nor any easy way
to find it out. Thus, while I knew that "So say
you're string (etc.)" was probably not what Elton
was really so adamantly insisting upon, off-kilter
phrases like that one and the mental images they
evoked came to be considered by me just as
integral a part of the song as the parts I got
Bottom line? Someone Saved My Life Tonight exists
for me--even today, although I now know the
correct lyrics--in that same category of surreal
songwriting as (for example) Come Together and
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.
10/14/2011 7:10 am
Age it happened
Better than original?
Convinced others you were right?
Was partying involved?
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