Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues / The Retreat
- Label: Geffen Records 92-94607
- Country: Canada
- Released: 1983
- Grade LP: (VG) Sleeve: (G+)
"I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues" is a song by British singer Elton John, with music by John and lyrics by Bernie Taupin and Davey Johnstone. In the US it was one of John's biggest hits of the 1980s, holding at #2 for four weeks on the Adult Contemporary chart, and reaching #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song features Stevie Wonder on harmonica. The song received largely favorable reviews