Song for Guy is an instrumental piece of music by Elton John. It is the closing track off his 1978 album, "A Single Man" and is the best known song from that album.
Elton said this in the sleeve notes of the 7" single:
"...As I was writing this song one Sunday, I imagined myself floating into space and looking down at my own body. I was imagining myself dying. Morbidly obsessed with these thoughts, I wrote this song about death. The next day I was told that Guy .