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London, Saturday July 2, 2005

Sunday 3 July 2005 @ 0:05 - GMT

Elton John at Live8, 2 July 2005Pete Doherty sensationally appeared at LIVE 8 this afternoon to perform a duet with Elton.

Doherty tripped through a version of the classic Children Of The Revolution with Elton.

Introducing the singer, Elton said: "I'd like to introduce a new talent".

Walking onstage to rapturous applause, Doherty and Elton sang the original version of Children Of The Revolution with T-Rex, a version of which featured in the film Born To Boogie - filmed by Ringo Star.

The duet followed an energetic performance from Elton. Introduced by Little Britain stars David Walliams and Matt Lucas, Elton played a set featuring Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting and The Bitch Is Back.