Michael Jackson: Gone Too Soon Meaning
Song Released: 1993
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Gone Too Soon Lyrics
Blazing 'Cross The Evening Sky
Gone Too Soon
Like A Rainbow
Fading In The Twinkling Of An Eye
Gone Too Soon
Shiny And Sparkly
And Splendidly Bright
Here One Day
Gone One Night
Like The Loss Of Sunlight
On A Cloudy...
anonymous Apr 2nd, 4:56pm report
This song Michael had written for his late friend Ryan White that had died earlier that year. Ryan White suffered from AIDS from blood transfusion. He had lived in Kokomo Indiana actually I live there that why I am so educated on this topic. Michael Jackson Elton John and Donald Trump all three came to Indiana to help him for AIDS was considered dirty and disgusting in the eighties and people hated Ryan even though he was just a boy and they help him and when he died at the age of 18 in 1991. Michael felt the need to visit his mother to check on her then Michael decided to go out and drive the car that he had bought Ryan years previously and he turned on the Radio and Man in the Mirror blasted and he cried and said my song was the last that he listened to because it was the album bad and he then wrote a song for Ryan because, he felt a connection if you don't believe me look up the music video on youtube
anonymous Jan 16th, 2018 1:39pm report
again michael did not write this song himself he had it written for him to sing. after he lost his friend ryan to aids.
anonymous Sep 20th, 2012 9:01pm report
A truly beautiful song:) Michael sings with the sweetness of an angel. The way he captures the essence of their friendship with words shows the amazing talent he possessed and the blessing of God upon his life. You don't just learn to sing like this...it comes from your soul...God-given. There is no other word for that kind of love... but amazing.
anonymous Jan 9th, 2012 1:07pm report
I like the song Gone Too Soon. It was written after Michael's friend Ryan White died of AIDS in 1990 at the age of 18. Michael felt devastated, but realized that Ryan was a good friend to him. So, remembering the good times he had shared with Ryan, Michael then wrote the song Gone Too Soon in memory of his friend.
"Ryan is gone, and just like anyone who's lost a loved one to AIDS, I miss him deeply and constantly. He is gone, but I want his life to have meaning beyond his passing."
Kudos to Michael for writing such a bittersweet and yet beautiful song, and in loving memory of a friend he knew very well in life, too. :)
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