VIDEO: Elton John's 'Million Dollar Piano' Vegas Show Heads to Big Screen This March
USA Today reports that Sir Elton John's lavish revue 'The Million Dollar Piano' which played at Caesars Palace's The Colosseum in Las Vegas, has been adapted into a concert film which will hit nearly 700 movie theaters nationwide on March 18th, with an encore screening on March 26th.
Below, watch an exclusive video featuring John's performance of 'Tiny Dancer,' from the concert film, courtesy of USA Today and Fathom Events.
Featured in the film version of the concert will be John's biggest career hits including Tiny Dancer, Rocket Man, Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting, I'm Still Standing, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Philadelphia Freedom and Your Song. Additionally, the film will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the making of 1973's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which is set to be reissued on March 25.
John said in a statement on the production, "It's unlike anything I have done before, a complete mix, a showcase of all my music, accompanied by spectacular scenery and beautiful video images."
Sir Elton John, CBE, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. He has achieved 35 gold and 25 platinum albums, has sold more than 250 million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time. Over the five decades since his career began in 1969, John has played more than 3,000 concerts worldwide.
John is the third most successful artist in the history of the American charts, behind only Elvis Presley and the Beatles. He has had 56 Top 40 singles in the United States, a total second only to Elvis Presley. He achieved seven #1 albums in the three-and-a-half-year period from 1972 to 1975 -- a period of concentrated success surpassed only by the Beatles.
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