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Lyrics for Sir Elton John’s Your Song to be auctioned

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Auctioneer Bonhams estimate the lyrics will make ‘in the six-figure range’.

The handwritten lyrics for Sir Elton John’s Your Song are to go under the hammer in New York.

Auctioneer Bonhams estimate the lyrics by Bernie Taupin will make “in the six-figure range” at the sale on November 19 in Manhattan.

Taupin was waiting for the singer on a London rooftop when he wrote the famous line: “I sat on the roof and kicked off the moss.”

Elton John tribute to Mac Miller
Sir Elton John rose to stardom after the release of Your Song (Gareth Fuller/PA)

The document is being sold by the lyricist’s ex-wife, Maxine Taupin.

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