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September 28, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Elton John delights KeyArena crowd with hours of hits | Concert review

Elton John kicks off his concert at KeyArena with “Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding” from his classic album “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” at KeyArena on Saturday. (Photos by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) Elton John served up hit after hit in his show at KeyArena Saturday night, to the clear delight of the audience….

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September 25, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Elton John to walk down the yellow brick road at KeyArena | Concert preview

After decades of performing, the “Rocket Man” is still soaring.

Elton John’s current globe-trotting tour includes a concert with Bright Light Bright Light (Welsh-bred Rod Thomas) Saturday, Sept. 27, at KeyArena. According to early reviews, the show is a boisterous, piano-pounding, two-hour career retrospective stocked with such hits as “Bennie and the Jets,” “Candle in the Wind” (his famous tribute to Marilyn Monroe), “Tiny Dancer,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Rocket Man.”

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