THE QUEEN IS DEAD - Song 8: VICAR IN A TUTU


In this song about the antics in a church the only person mentioned by name is "Rose." ...

"Rose" collects the donation money. ... 


as Rose collects the money in a cannister
who comes sliding down the bannister
the vicar in a tutu


Elton John performed CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997 in the church at Princess Diana's funeral. ...

In the lyrics to CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997, Princess Diana is identifed as "England's rose." ...


Goodbye England's rose
May you ever grow in our hearts
- CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997


The song CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997 was released on a single with a cover photo of a rose. ... 

The single - with a rose on its cover - was sold to raise donation money for Diana's charities. ... 





Princess Diana's funeral song, performed in a church, was released on a single, with a "rose" on the cover, to raise money for Diana's charities.
In VICAR IN A TUTU, about the happenings in a church, the only person mentioned by name is "Rose."  "Rose" collects the donation money. ...




In Morrissey's lyrics the mention of "Rose" is accompanied by mention of a "vicar in a tutu." ...

A "vicar" is a priest - someone who performs in a church - and a "tutu" is a ballerina's skirt. ...

At the funeral for Princess Diana, Elton John performed in a church, where a vicar performs. ...

There are photographs of Elton John on stage "in a tutu" celebrating the play BILLY ELLIOT. ... 





Years after performing CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997 in the church at Princess Diana's funeral, Elton John would occasionally celebrate performances of the play BILLY ELLIOT (music by Elton John) by going onstage in a tutu. ... 




Elton John wore a tutu on stage several times to celebrate performances of the play BILLY ELLIOT (music by Elton John). ... 

In 1971, the first record to feature the singer Bill Elliott - and the first to have Bill Elliott on the cover - was GOD SAVE US. ...   

The title GOD SAVE US is consistent with the title VICAR IN A TUTU insofar as a Vicar is an ordained person of God. ...  

On the label of GOD SAVE US, Bill Elliott has his surname incorrectly spelled with only one 't'. ...  

The incorrect spelling of "ELLIOT" matches the spelling in the title of the play BILLY ELLIOT. ...   

GOD SAVE US, with Bill Elliott on the cover, is the only record by ELASTIC OZ BAND.  That's "OZ."...

The B-side of the single GOD SAVE US by ELASTIC OZ BAND is the song DO THE OZ.  That's "OZ." ...


Princess Diana's funeral song CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997, performed in church by Elton John, was a rewrite of CANDLE IN THE WIND. ...

The original CANDLE IN THE WIND is from the 1973 album GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD whose title refers to THE WIZARD OF OZ. ...

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD was released the same year that Pink Floyd released their album DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. ... 

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON is the album that is mysteriously synchronized with the movie THE WIZARD OF OZ. ...

Diana is the name of the ancient Roman goddess of the Moon. ... 





A "vicar in a tutu" suggests someone who performs in a church and who wears a tutu.  Elton John performed in church at Diana's funeral and has worn a tutu on stage when celebrating performances of the play BILLY ELLIOT.
In 1971 the first record ever released featuring the singer Bill Elliott was GOD SAVE US.  It was the first record with Bill Elliott on the cover.  It was the only record by ELASTIC OZ BAND and the B-side was DO THE OZ. 
Diana's funeral song, CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997, is a rewrite of the first CANDLE IN THE WIND, from Elton John's 1973 album GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD, whose title is referring to THE WIZARD OF OZ. 
GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD was released in the same year as Pink Floyd's DARK SIDE OF THE MOON, the album that synchronizes with THE WIZARD OF OZ.  Diana is the name of the Roman Moon Goddess. ...         




Morrissey has the same birthday as the person, Bernie Taupin, who will write the lyrics to Diana's funeral song. ... 


Morrissey's birthday: May 22.  

Bernie Taupin's birthday: May 22.  


In his lyrics to VICAR IN A TUTU - about the antics in a church - Morrissey identifies himself as a "living sign." ...  


"and I am a living sign."  





The song VICAR IN A TUTU is about events in a church and it ends with Morrissey singing, "and I am a living sign." 
Morrissey has the same birthday as Bernie Taupin, who wrote the lyrics to Diana's funeral song, performed in church. 
Diana's funeral song was performed in the church by Elton John who has been photographed on stage wearing a tutu. ... 




In the official lyrics printed with THE QUEEN IS DEAD, Morrissey's final line in VICAR IN A TUTU is "and I am a living sign" and it is line 249 on the album. ...

CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997 (with lyrics by Bernie Taupin, born on Morrissey's birthday) is performed in church at Diana's funeral on day 249 of the year. ...





In the printed lyrics to THE QUEEN IS DEAD, Morrissey's last line in VICAR IN A TUTU is, "and I am a living sign," which is the 249th line on the album. 
Morrissey was born on Bernie Taupin's birthday.  Bernie Taupin will write the lyrics to Princess Diana's funeral song, performed on the 249th day of the year. ...




The documentary SAY GOODBYE NORMA JEAN AND OTHER THINGS shows Elton John in 1973 recording the original CANDLE IN THE WIND. ...

Elton John records the lyrics while wearing a T-shirt that appears to have on it an image of Grace Kelly - a Princess who was killed in a car crash. ...   

In 1997, CANDLE IN THE WIND was hastily rewritten for Elton John to perform at the funeral of Diana  -  a Princess who was killed in a car crash. 





In 1973, Elton John is filmed recording the original CANDLE IN THE WIND with lyrics about the late actress Marilyn Monroe. 
He records the vocals in a T-shirt that appears to have on it an image of actress Grace Kelly - a Princess who died in a car crash. 
In 1997, CANDLE IN THE WIND will be rewritten and performed for the funeral of Diana - a Princess who died in a car crash.

 

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