TICKETS TORN IN HALF:OCTOBER 14,1984-ELTON JOHN (my 8th time)@MSG (4 shows in 4 nights and one a month later)

He was so good last time out that we had to see him again.THE BREAKING HEARTS tour was the basic quartet with an additional keyboardist. TINY DANCER and LEVON opened the evening, the hits mixed with new stuff and of course YOUR SONG:Set list:

Tiny Dancer, Levon, Lil ‘Frigerator, Rocket Man, Daniel, Restless, Candle in the Wind, The Bitch Is Back, Who Wears These Shoes, Sad Songs (Say So Much), Bennie And The Jets, Philadelphia Freedom, Blue Eyes, I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues, Kiss the Bride, One More Arrow, I’m Still Standing,Your Song, Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting with two Encores: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Crocodile Rock

Four years later:

TICKETS TORN IN HALF:October 18,1988-ELTON JOHN (9TH time) @MSG

Sixty Years On

I Need You to Turn To

The King Must Die

Burn Down The Mission

Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word

Have Mercy on the Criminal

Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding

Tiny Dancer

The Ballad of Danny Bailey

I Guess That’s Why They Call it the Blues

Philadelphia Freedom

The Bitch Is Back

Sad Songs (Say So Much)

A Word in Spanish

Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters 1&2

Daniel

Rocket Man

I Don’t Wanna Go On With You Like That

Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)

Your Song

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

I’m Still Standing