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Old 07-18-2006, 12:39 AM   #1
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Going to see Elton tomorrow nite.

Yeah - I know. My life is just too cool!.... just back from Cabo and two days later going to see the Rocket Man. For free. Yeah - I know. I've never seen him before, but I've heard that his show ain't what it was 20 years ago... but it should still be a'ight I reckon. Heh heh.

(believe me, though... I deserve this after the past 3 months)

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Old 07-18-2006, 12:44 AM   #2
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You lucky thing!! I saw him in Sydney in 1984 (the 2 low for 0 tour) and he was great.(I have to add i was still at school at the time cause i just realised how old that must make me sound!!!)
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:04 AM   #3
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I saw him in 1989 (I was in school too) it was his last show before he cancelled due to throat problems. He couldn't manage with the band for the whole show, so it was just him and the piano for most of it. It was a huge stadium, but such an intimate gig, and I feel really priveleged to have got to seem him just singing and not relying on the whole showman thing (which, of course, he is fab at)

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Old 07-18-2006, 02:40 AM   #4
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see this? This is me being jealous! Enjoy your concert!
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Old 07-18-2006, 09:51 AM   #5
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I am just not destined to see him. Three times I was supposed to see him and each time something happened that kept me from going. The worst was the time we were in the car on the way to the show. We were about a half hour from the venue when we heard on the radio that he cancelled because of a sore throat. He did not reschedule.

Z I hope you have a great time!
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:24 AM   #6
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I remember "Rocket Man" came out when I was pregnant with my second child. That's the first I'd heard of Elton. I wore out the record album of Yellow Brick Road. Then I wore out the cassette of Yellow Brick Road. I now have the CD of Yellow Brick Road.
That tells you how long I've been a fan. But I've never seen him. I envy you!
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:46 AM   #7
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My 9 year old sister would be jealous. Yes she's only 9 (on the 23rd).
She started playing piano so she could be like him.
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:34 AM   #8
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I'll be sure to post a review. I wish I would have gotten the opportunity to see him in his prime... but I still have high expectations.
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:47 AM   #9
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Z, I think this is his prime. He's traded the extra-glitzy-over-the-top for....well..Vegas.....hmmmmmmmm.
I think now he's being who is really is: a top notch performer.

(this is the one concert I've wanted to see each time I'm out there, but the h just has no interest!)
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:02 PM   #10
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oyu must be a lucky man ;o)
I would like to see him, too, but I had Billy Joel two weeks ago and was just great!
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