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First show in Canada last night, August 28, 2002

Thursday 29 August 2002 @ 17:41 - GMT

Elton John started his last nights long-anticipated concert in Kelowna (Canada) saying: Bryan Adams told me this was a great place to play.That drew a roar of approval and agreement from the crowd, whod bought all 7,000 of the available seats within 12 minutes of tickets going on sale last month.The 29-song playlist for the concert included almost all of Sir Eltons most recognizable tunes.

As with most big-name entertainers, hed made a few requests of concert organizers.He asked for lots of mineral water, an arrangement of flowers and soft-lighting in his dressing room, said Chad Phillips, a spokesman for Skyreach who briefly met Sir Elton before the concert. There was only time for a quick handshake, but he had a big smile and seemed very happy.

The complete set list:

1. Your Song
2. Border Song
3. The Greatest Discovery
4. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
5. Ballad Of The Boy In The Red Shoes
6. Daniel
7. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
8. Honky Cat
9. Rocket Man
10. I'm Still Standing
11. Tiny Dancer
12. I Want Love
13. Nikita
14. Philadelphia Freedom
15. Candle In The Wind
16. Oh My Sweet Carolina
17. Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
18. I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues
19. Original Sin
20. This Train Don't Stop There Anymore
21. Carla-Etude (instrumental)
22. Tonight
23. Take Me To The Pilot
24. Bennie And The Jets [with flashes of In The Mood]
25. Crocodile Rock
Encore
26. Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me
27. Circle of Life