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HIGHLAND PARK, ILL.--Rock star Sir Elton John performs solo at a Clinton fund-raiser April 9 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

This from the Clinton campaign....

Sir Elton John To Perform at Clinton Fundraiser on April 9th

Legendary artist Sir Elton John will perform at a solo concert on behalf of Hillary Clinton's campaign on April 9, 2008 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The event, called "Elton and Hillary: One Night Only," is Elton John's first public solo concert in New York City without his band since his solo concert at Madison Square Garden in October 2000.

"I'm not a politician but I believe in the work that Hillary Clinton does," said John. "I'm excited to support Hillary by performing at what will be a truly memorable night."

Tickets start at $125 for Mezzanine seats and $250 for Orchestra seats. Tickets will go on sale at 9:00 am EST, on Wednesday, March 19, 2008. To purchase tickets, go to www.HillaryClinton.com/Elton or call the campaign office at 212-213-3717.

In his four decade career, Elton John has been one of the dominant forces in rock and popular music, especially during the 1970s. He has sold more than 250 million album and over one hundred million singles, making him one of the most successful artists of all time. He has won five Grammy awards and one Academy Award. John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. He is a worldwide activist and humanitarian for a variety of issues including HIV/AIDS, breast cancer and human rights to name a few. In 1992, John founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation and was knighted in 1998.

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awww, now that's cute. is reaching to a british national for help part of billary's foreign policy experience? let's hope he sings, "mona lisas and madhatters". it's fitting, yes?

Fabulous news!!
Leave it to Hillary to pick the best for her supporters.
Thank you for selecting this fabulous artist and for not putting us through 2 grueling hours of songs like "Kumbaya"

Sir John's audience will partake of "candle in the wind." Methinks it will be spooky: http://theseedsof9-11.com

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