Elton's recent Bristol City concert netted a million pounds, according to the Western Daily Press on June 17, 2004.
But his choice of jewelry hit a sour note with many. His diamante chain spelled the words ''f*** off'' (not the first time he has made such a selection, having purchased a ring like this as a gift).
A fan was a bit upset that ''he had to swear at us when we've paid 60 pounds to go and watch him.'' Asked why this was worn, spokesman Ed Furniss claimed to have no idea, and assumed it was his sense of humour.