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Elton's Royal Return

Mick Brown, Rolling Stone, 30 June 1977

LONDON — "IT WAS so good to play in front of real people," Elton John said in his dressing room, looking tired but exultant after the second of six concerts — May 2nd-7th — at London's Rainbow Theatre. "That first-night audience just looked so intimidating. I've never been so petrified in my life."

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