I was driving in the car with Py and I said hey remember that song Clevon , by Elton John. Py looked at me like I just descended from another planet, yeah I nick named our other brother after the song Clevon. he said what…no La Loca, oops Luna that’s Levon. Oh well, anyway I think it’s religious song, I never knew Elton was religious This is the meaning of the song; this song depicts the United States after a holy war has occurred and a theocratic government has couped and taken power. Levon was on the side of the religious faction, which is why he named his child “Jesus.” Levon’s “war wound” was received during the war, and his son was born on Christmas Day during the peak of the war, when “the New York Times said God is dead, and the war’s begun.” Since Levon fought for the new religious government he receives special treatment; that is why Levon sends Jesus “To the finest school in town.” (Mike – Binghamton, NY). So we found the song and listened to all the words and for your enjoyment here they are ladies and gentlemen Mr. Elton John! Hey do you want to sing along with me?

Levon wears his war wound like a crown

He calls his child Jesus

'Cause he likes the name

And he sends him to the finest school in town

Levon, Levon likes his money

He makes a lot they say

Spend his days counting

In a garage by the motorway

He was born a pauper to a pawn on a Christmas day

When the New York Times said God is dead 

And the war's begun

Alvin Tostig has a son today

And he shall be Levon

And he shall be a good man

And he shall be Levon

In tradition with the family plan

And he shall be Levon

And he shall be a good man

He shall be Levon

Levon sells cartoon balloons in town

His family business thrives

Jesus blows up balloons all day

Sits on the porch swing watching them fly

And Jesus, he wants to go to Venus

Leaving Levon far behind

Take a balloon and go sailing

While Levon, Levon slowly dies

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