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An “Unforgettable Evening”
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Wednesday 29
March 2000 @ 3:00

Elton was part of the Unforgettable Evening, contributing a one-hour concert at Cedars-Sinai Research for Women’s Cancers benefit, at the Beverly Wilshire on March 28, 2000.


Reportedly, ex-manager John Reid was at Cedars-Sinai for alcoholic abuse in 1988.


The event, underwritten by Saks Fifth Ave, raised $1.4 million. When asked by Rita Wilson to perform, there was no hesitation in Elton’s reply – plus a promise to return for ’em whenever they call again. In his repertoire, he included a special tribute to honouree Hillary Rodham Clinton.