You know that Elton John
"? According to Capetonian, Guy Hobbs, he actually wrote the lyrics in the early 80s following a relationship with a Russian waitress called Natasha. But when he submitted it to several publishing companies, he got turned down. In 1985, the song suddenly popped up on the radio as a new Elton John
Says Hobbs, a Cape Town photographer:
After writing to Elton John
several times without receiving ...