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A Look at Two Recent Concerts
Posted by editor_usa

Tuesday 31
May 2005 @ 22:13

Over the weekend, Elton continued his tour of UK football stadiums, garnering high praise along the way.

According to the May 30, 2005 Evening News, he sent 21,000 fans ”into orbit” with two hours of hits in Norwich. He included Sacrifice, dedicating it to joint majority shareholder Delia Smith and her friend, Sheila, who had been married to the late John Peel, a staunch supporter of early rockers.

The night before, on the 28th, the entertainer was in Southampton, during which his set list consisted of:

1) Pinball Wizard

2) Bennie and the Jets

3) Daniel

4) Turn the Lights Out When You Leave

5) Take Me To The Pilot

6) Rocket Man

7) I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues

8) Sacrifice

9) Electricity

10) Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

11) Funeral For a Friend

12) Love Lies Bleeding

13) Are You Ready For Love

15) Philadelphia Freedom

16) All That I’m Allowed

17) Porch Swing in Tupelo

18) They Call Her The Cat

19) Sad Songs (Say So Much)

20) Levon

21) Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me

22) I’m Still Standing

23) The Bitch is Back

1st Encore:

24) Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

2nd Encore:

25) Your Song