Elton John's final tour reunites with Lipa, Carlile on Los Angeles Glory

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Elton John's audacious American debut at a local nightclub in 1970 prompted one critic to declare that the modest young Englishman would become one of rock's most important stars. It didn't take long.

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Within five years, his reputation was cemented by a string of hits including "Rocket Man" and "Daniel." Fans packed LA's Dodger Stadium for two glitzy, sequin-bedecked concerts

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This weekend, John will kick off the North American leg of his last tour at the ballpark.

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"I started at the Troubadour (club) in Los Angeles, and I want to end it here because it's been a magical place for me," John said in an Associated Press interview.

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The three night stand is on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, November 17, 19 and 20.

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Last L.A. The concert will be streamed live on Disney+ from 11PM onwards. EST Sunday.

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The three-hour program will begin with "Countdown to Elton Live", which includes an interview with John and shout-outs from celebrities.

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John promised more bells and whistles than at other concerts on the tour – but expected "no elephants or giraffes to take the stage," he said, a reference to "The Lion King".

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The Tony-winning hit musical with lyrics by John and Tim Rice marks its 25th anniversary on Broadway this month.

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The stadium stage is "huge and spectacular. The videos are amazing. I love to be surprised, so I will be surprised," John said.

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