Tuesday, May 26, 2009

My Favorite Song

I heard my favorite song on the car radio this morning. Not from the middle or end but from the first word. I absolutely love that song. It was the Summer between 7th and 8th grade, when I looked in a Reader's Digest. I found these words written. I thought it was a poem. Later when I heard it on the radio, I knew that it was 'My Song'. It has been now for almost 40 years. I thought I'd put it here for you to enjoy !!!

Your Song

by Elton John

It's a little bit funny this feeling inside

I'm not one of those who can easily hide

I don't have much money but boy if I did

I'd buy a big house where we both could live

If I was a sculptor, but then again, no

Or a man who makes potions in a travelling show

I know it's not much but it's the best I can do

My gift is my song and this one's for you

And you can tell everybody this is your song

It may be quite simple but now that it's done

I hope you don't mind

I hope you don't mind that I put down in words

How wonderful life is while you're in the world

I sat on the roof and kicked off the moss

Well a few of the verses well they've got me quite cross

But the sun's been quite kind while I wrote this song

It's for people like you that keep it turned on

So excuse me forgetting but these things I do

You see I've forgotten if they're green or they're blue

Anyway the thing is what I really mean

Yours are the sweetest eyes I've ever seen


Noll's Nip said...

Some of my favorite songs are Elton's earlier works, including this song.

The Creek Cats said...

Elton John is pawsome!!!

Star said...

He does write some lovely songs, doesn't he. It's amazing how songs can unlock emotions inside us. Bob Dylan does it for me and of late, David Gray and Damien Rice.
Blessings, Star

scarlethue said...

A dark beer? Really? Haha, that's great. I'll take that treatment any day. I love a good bitter.

I find coke or dr. pepper helps, or dark coffee. It's the caffeine.

I love that song too by the way. I love Elton.

The Island Cats said...

Oh our mom is a big Elton fan!!! Great song!

Andrea said...

Oh my, that is my favorite song of all time. I still gets to me when I hear it. We must be about the same age. I remember wearing that album thin!

Anonymous said...

I love that song!! I heard today too on my way back from having lunch/dinner with my friend. I couldn't help but turn the volume up and sing along as I drove back home. I especially love the version that Ewan McGregor sings in Moulin Rouge.

I have always said that I will sing this song as a lullaby to my first child.

critterlover said...

I love this one too. I have a few CD's of his earlier work, this among them. Music is such a gift, brings back memories, feelings, sounds, senses. It can take you right back to a happy spot you were in when listening to it.

Amongst The Oaks said...

I love that song too and know everyword. I guess I'm showing my age, aren't I?

There comes a time in your life when you walk away from all of the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right and pray for those who don’t. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is part of life, getting back up is living.

~ Jose N. Harris

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Purr Gang ~ My five cats

Cats ~ Al, Ashton Rosevelt, Jasmine Marie, Riley Andrew & Meredith Ann

Fur Gang ~ Jodie Isabella and Sally Jean
(The Original member, Sweet Bella is in memory only now. Maddy Jean, another original member, past away in August of 2014)

Mr. Boatman ~ my husband who likes boats

DD ~ my daughter who graduated and is now out living in the real world

DS or Dson ~ my son is studying computer science and math

Maddy Jean & Bella

Maddy Jean & Bella
Both gone but never forgotten

Jodie Isabella

Jodie Isabella


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I adopted him from the local Humane Society

Meredith Ann

Meredith Ann
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