The two music icons had a big falling out around 2018. But musically, the biggest influence on the song was the Beach Boys. Song For Guy
9. These are some of Bernie Taupin’s most moving lyrics: “The Last Song” tells the story of an estranged father coming to terms with his son, who is gay, and dying of an AIDS-related illness. Vanity Fair may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Originally from 1970’s self-titled album, this is another song where an older Elton sounds better than the younger version.

CD 8: And This Is Me...

Which was ironic, given the hours I’d put in over the years deliberately trying to annoy him.” Prior to this particular falling out, the pair had a multi-decade friendly rivalry in which they constantly tried to take swipes at and one-up each other. There Is Still A Little Love – Band Demo
14. I was bang out of order. Stones Throw From Hurtin’
14. Street Kids

Correct, but bang out of order.” He went on to blame the show's producers explaining, “They make sure you get drunk before you go on.

CD 7: B-sides Part Two: 1984–2005

Elton John: New Box Set Features 60 Unreleased Tracks, Your Vote, Your Voice: Beasley Best Community of Caring. As for song itself, it certainly has the eclectic, potpourri of instruments and sounds that usually pervade the band’s music. When The First Tear Shows - Arranged Band Version
23. The packaging appropriately contains rare archival artwork and select original lyric sheets.