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Ten Incredible Elton John Performances

Watch renditions of classics like 'Bennie and the Jets,' 'Your Song' and 'Rocket Man'

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'Take Me to the Pilot'

"Take Me to the Pilot" is a staple of John's live set in part because it's wonderfully malleable, sounding great as a straight piano rock number or with a full-on orchestral arrangement. This version, filmed at the BBC studio in 1970, splits the difference with strings and back-up singers adding flair to John's charismatic performance.

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