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Elton John and band performed in Seattle on September 27, 2014
Tuesday, September 30 2014

Following is the complete set list of the Seattle show on September 27, 2014.

  1. Funeral For A Friend
  2. Love Lies Bleeding
  3. Bennie And The Jets
  4. Candle In The Wind
  5. Grey Seal
  6. Levon
  7. Tiny Dancer
  8. Holiday Inn
  9. Philadelphia Freedom
  10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  11. Rocket Man
  12. Hey Ahab
  13. I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
  14. Ocean's Away
  15. Your Song
  16. Burn Down The Mission
  17. All The Girls Love Alice
  18. Home Again
  19. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  20. The Bitch Is Back
  21. I'm Still Standing
  22. Your Sister Can't Twist But She Can Rock'n'Roll
  23. Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

  24. Crododile Rock
  25. Circle Of Life

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Artist uses toothpaste to create intricate profiles of famous stars
Tuesday, September 30 2014

Cristiam Ramos has immortalised Robin Williams, Emma Watson, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Elton John using the quirky technique.

Cristiam Ramos is a breath of fresh air to the artworld. Minty fresh air that is. The quirky artist has immortalised celebrities in iconic portraits using nothing but toothpaste. The paintings of the stars - including Robin Williams, Emma Watson, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Elton John - are crafted with various brands of the household item.

Each artwork takes the artist up to 200 hours to create and can use as much as 30 tubes of toothpaste. "The smell can also be quite overwhelming, which was challenging during the long days of up to 10 hours painting." Ramos, who is originally from Mexico and started painting aged just five, has produced a host of unusual artworks during his career including ones made from sweets and recycled cans.

"I begin by finger painting the first layer and then let it dry. Then I throw on the next layer to begin giving it the tones required as toothpaste can almost be transparent. I keep applying coats until I get the tone I want, sometimes I have to use brushes to the smallest details."

Ramos said: "I thought it would be the best way to honour a man who gave his life to make us laugh. That's why I wanted to do the works in toothpaste as this is associated with your best smile, and that was what he gave us - laughter and smiles." The other celebrity artworks will be exhibited in different galleries across Florida, Hollywood and New York.

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Elton John and band performed in Portland on September 25, 2014
Saturday, September 27 2014

Following is the complete set list of the Portland show on September 25, 2014.

  1. Funeral For A Friend
  2. Love Lies Bleeding
  3. Bennie And The Jets
  4. Candle In The Wind
  5. Grey Seal
  6. Levon
  7. Tiny Dancer
  8. Holiday Inn
  9. Philadelphia Freedom
  10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  11. Rocket Man
  12. Hey Ahab
  13. I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
  14. Ocean's Away
  15. Your Song
  16. Burn Down The Mission
  17. All The Girls Love Alice
  18. Home Again
  19. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  20. The Bitch Is Back
  21. I'm Still Standing
  22. Your Sister Can't Twist But She Can Rock'n'Roll
  23. Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

  24. Circle Of Life
  25. Crododile Rock

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Elton duet with Engelbert Humperdinck
Thursday, September 25 2014

Listen to "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" by Engelbert Humperdinck with Elton John from the album "Engelbert Calling".

"Engelbert Calling" is the first ever duets album from the legendary and incomparable Engelbert Humperdinck. This collection is his 80th album and comes forty-five years after his first number one hit single and signature tune – “Release Me”. Featuring brand new recordings of classic tracks with some of the biggest and best voices on the planet, all handpicked by the legendary singer himself, this is an album that celebrates both an incredible career and all that is best in music.

This new Deluxe 2-CD USA edition includes a beautiful color digipak with a fold out mini-poster insert. The poster is perfect for autograph signings by “The Hump” or any of his many duet partners. 23 songs in total are included in the package including a brand new duet with Johnny Reid, a multi-platinum recording artist from Canada. It’s a true must-have for all Engelbert Humperdinck fans.



Deluxe Digipak Tracklisting

CD 1
01. Something About The Way You Look Tonight with Elton John
02. Since I Lost My Baby with Cliff Richard
03. Never Never Never with Olivia Newton-John
04. Spanish Eyes with Il Divo
05. Make You Feel My Love with Willie Nelson
06. I Need You Now with Lulu
07. Spinning Wheel with Gene Simmons
08. Real Love with Shelby Lynne
09. You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me with Johnny Reid
10. Release Me with Wynonna Judd
11. She Believes In Me with Kenny Rogers
12. Better with Louise Dorsey

CD 2
01. Ain’t That Peculiar with Andrea Corr
02. A Certain Smile with Johnny Mathis
03. Kiss Me Honey with Tini
04. The Hungry Years with Neil Sedaka
05. It Matters To Me with Dionne Warwick
06. She with Charles Aznavour
07. After The Lovin’ with Beverley Knight
08. It’s Impossible / Somos Novios with Armando Manzanero
09. Quien Te Dijo Eso with Luis Fonsi
10. Something To Hold On To with Ron Sexsmith
11. Father And Son with Bradley Dorsey


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    Stars rally to fill in for Celine Dion
    Wednesday, September 24 2014

    Fellow Caesars Palace headliners Rod Stewart and Elton John are the first two stars to help fill the dates left open as a result of Celine Dion’s decision to cancel her concerts until March 2014 to care for her husband Rene Angelil in his battle against throat cancer.

    Rod has agreed to add a string of dates to even his yet-unannounced dates in a new two-year renewal of his Colosseum show at Caesars. Elton also agreed to perform additional dates in his contract, which is now extended into next year.

    In 2015, both men will pick up some of the slack also left open with Shania Twain’s completion of her contract there in December. Still unknown as of this writing is which superstar will perform over New Year’s.

    The Las Vegas Sun reports that negotiations are underway with a now narrowed-down list of possible stars, and a hoped-for announcement will be forthcoming in the next two weeks.

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    "The Lion King" is named most successful production of all time
    Wednesday, September 24 2014

    Musical "The Lion King" has taken more money at the box office than any other stage show, or cinema release.

    It has made more than $6.2bn (£3.8bn) in ticket sales alone, not counting merchandise, cast recordings or revenue from the film on which it is based.

    And that means it has overtaken "The Phantom of the Opera", even though Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical has been seen by twice as many paying punters. The biggest film release at the box office, "Avatar," has made almost $2.8bn.

    Featuring music by Elton John, with lyrics written by Tim Rice, "The Lion King" began on Broadway in 1997. It was based on a highly successful Disney animation released three years earlier.

    In 2013, it was the highest-grossing musical on the New York stage, and it retains its number one position so far in 2014. Its 22 productions around the world are thought to have been seen by 75 million people.

    Disney Theatrical Productions president Thomas Schumacher said: "It's difficult not to become emotional at this realisation of the show's impact." He added he was "deeply proud" of how the stage show had offered the same audience experience in numerous countries around the world.

    The producers of "Phantom" acknowledged being overtaken by The Lion King, calling it "the pride of Broadway". But Phantom, which started life on stage in 1986, remains the longest-running show in Broadway history and has been seen by an estimated 140 million people around the world. Ten productions of "Phantom" are currently running, including in London's West End, on Broadway and touring North America. And new productions are planned for Moscow, Hong Kong and Istanbul.

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    Elton and Barbra Streisand want to duet with Lady Gaga
    Tuesday, September 23 2014

    Elton John and Barbra Streisand want to follow in Tony Bennett‘s harmonious footsteps and record duets with Lady Gaga, PageSix.com reports.

    Elton and Barbara are among several artists who have contacted Gaga about future collaborations since her album with Bennett, “Cheek to Cheek,” was leaked. Gaga celebrated the album — which is officially out September 23, 2014 — last week after her concert in Athens, Greece, by throwing a party for her manager Bobby Campbell.

    When Gaga was presented with the Manchester Guardian’s four-star review, she burst into tears of joy. She credits Campbell — who took over from manager Troy Carter after the release of “Artpop” in 2013 — with this new, music-first chapter of her career.

    “I wouldn’t be here today without Bobby,” Gaga said. Campbell supported Gaga by not leaving her side throughout the recording of “Cheek to Cheek” — almost all of which took place after the split from Carter, who sources say was soft on the concept and focused on other clients.

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    Elton John and band performed in Denver on September 20, 2014
    Monday, September 22 2014

    Following is the complete set list of the Denver show on September 20, 2014.

    1. Funeral For A Friend
    2. Love Lies Bleeding
    3. Bennie And The Jets
    4. Candle In The Wind
    5. Grey Seal
    6. Levon
    7. Tiny Dancer
    8. Holiday Inn
    9. Philadelphia Freedom
    10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    11. Rocket Man
    12. Hey Ahab
    13. I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
    14. Ocean's Away
    15. Your Song
    16. Burn Down The Mission
    17. All The Girls Love Alice
    18. Home Again
    19. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
    20. The Bitch Is Back
    21. I'm Still Standing
    22. Your Sister Can't Twist But She Can Rock'n'Roll
    23. Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

    24. Circle Of Life
    25. Crododile Rock

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    Elton not thrilled by review of his Vancouver show
    Thursday, September 18 2014

    You'd think that pop legend Elton John would be beyond caring what the critics think by now, right?

    Well, apparently he still reads the reviews. Even before they get in the paper. Steve Newton wrote a pretty damn glowing online review of the show at Rogers Arena on September 13, 2014, tacking on a complaint about his choice of encores. He didn't care for the way he went all Disney by ending the night with those sappy tunes from The Lion King, "Circle of Life"/"Can You Feel the Love Tonight".

    Then the next night, during his second Vancouver show, this message got tweeted by one of his more trustworthy followers, @60Blues: "OMG!!! @earofnewt Elton John just talked about your review!!! He read it!! Didn't like the Lion King diss!! Lol"

    Later on Steve got the gist of what apparently went down: "It was right before 'Circle of Life'; Elton was thanking Vancouver for two great nights. He said he read a review of last night in a paper then corrects himself and says on a website. He said it was a beautiful, great review except the guy says he didn't like the two songs at the end. Elton then went on to say he had stopped singing them but now he has two kids who watch that movie so he started singing them again. And he then said he really didn't fucking care if anyone didn't like them because he's never ever been fucking cool anyhow!"

    Now, Steve takes total exception to that statement: Elton John is fucking cool. Except for those two Lion King tunes.

    You can follow Steve Newton at twitter.com/earofnewt and check out his website about rock 'n' roll and horror here.

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