Elton 60 – Live at Madison Square Garden

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Elton 60 – Live at Madison Square Garden
Video by Elton John
Released 2 October 2007 (2007-10-02)
Recorded 25 March 2007 at Madison Square Garden, New York City (Disc One)
1970–2006, various (Disc Two)
Genre Pop, rock
Label Mercury
Director David Mallet

Elton 60 – Live at Madison Square Garden is a 2-disc DVD release, starring Elton John performing some of his biggest hits and even several fan favourites. The release features appearances onstage by comedians Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg, as well as special remarks to the audience by lyricist Bernie Taupin. The concert was recorded on Elton's 60th birthday, 25 March 2007, and coincides with his world record-setting 60th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

In addition to his regular band, The Brooklyn Youth Chorus also performs on several songs.

DVD releases[edit]

Originally scheduled to be released to DVD in stores on 25 September 2007, it was postponed until 2 October 2007. A 2-DVD and 1-CD box set with the live CD was released on 9 October 2007.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One: The Concert[edit]

  1. "Sixty Years On" From Elton John, 1970
  2. "Madman Across The Water" From Madman Across The Water, 1971
  3. "Where To Now St. Peter?" From Tumbleweed Connection, 1970
  4. "Hercules" From Honky Chateau, 1972
  5. "Ballad of a Well Known Gun" From Tumbleweed Connection, 1970
  6. "Take Me To The Pilot" From Elton John, 1970
  7. "High Flying Bird" From Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1973
  8. "Holiday Inn" From Madman Across The Water, 1971
  9. "Burn Down The Mission" From Tumbleweed Connection, 1970
  10. "Better Off Dead" From Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, 1975
  11. "Levon" From Madman Across The Water, 1971
  12. "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" From Jump Up, 1982

Happy Birthday Presentation

  1. "Daniel" From Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1973
  2. "Honky Cat" From Honky Chateau, 1972
  3. "Rocket Man" From Honky Chateau, 1972
  4. "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" From Too Low For Zero, 1983
  5. "The Bridge" From The Captain & the Kid, 2006
  6. "Roy Rogers" From Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973
  7. "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"From Honky Chateau, 1972
  8. "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" From Blue Moves, 1976
  9. "Bennie and the Jets" From Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973
  10. "All The Girls Love Alice" From Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973
  11. "Tiny Dancer" From Madman Across The Water, 1971
  12. "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" From The Big Picture, 1997
  13. "Philadelphia Freedom" From Rock Of The Westies, 1975
  14. "Sad Songs (Say So Much)" From Breaking Hearts, 1984
  15. "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" From Caribou, 1974
  16. "I'm Still Standing" From Two Low For Zero, 1983
  17. "The Bitch Is Back" From Caribou, 1974
  18. "Crocodile Rock" From Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player, 1973
  19. "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" From Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973

Encore:

  1. "Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding" From Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973
  2. "Your Song" From Elton John, 1970

Disc Two[edit]

Live, Rare & Unseen
  1. "Your Song" (Elton at 50 Montage)
  2. "Border Song" (Swiss TV, 1970)
  3. "Sixty Years On" (In Concert, 1970)
  4. "Tiny Dancer" (Sounds for Saturday, 1971)
  5. "Levon" (Sounds for Saturday, 1971)
  6. "Honky Cat" (Royal Festival Hall, 1972)
  7. "Rocket Man" (Royal Festival Hall, 1972)
  8. "Crocodile Rock" (Royal Variety Show, 1972)
  9. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" (TOTP, 1973, lip-synched)
  10. "Daniel" (Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976)
  11. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" (Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976)
  12. "Candle in the Wind" (Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976)
  13. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" (Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 1976)
  14. "I'm Still Standing" (Night & Day Concert, Wembley, 1984)
  15. "Bennie and the Jets" (Night & Day Concert, Wembley, 1984)
  16. "Song for Guy" (Thank You Australia Concert, 1984)
  17. "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore" (TOTP, 2001)
  18. "Tinderbox" (BBC "In Session", St. Luke's, 2006 – outtake)
  19. "The Bridge" (a portion of the studio version)
Elton's New York Stories
  1. "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters" (Royal Festival Hall, 1972)
  2. "Wouldn't Have You Any Other Way (NYC)" (BBC "In Session", St. Luke's, 2006 – outtake)
  3. "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)" (Hammersmith Odeon, 1982)
  4. "Believe" (Madison Square Garden, 1995)
  5. "We All Fall in Love Sometimes/Curtains" (Madison Square Garden, 2005)

Bonus CD (box set only)[edit]

  1. "Sixty Years On"
  2. "Ballad of a Well Known Gun"
  3. "Where to Now St Peter?"
  4. "Holiday Inn"
  5. "Madman Across the Water"
  6. "Levon"
  7. "Hercules"
  8. "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  9. "Roy Rogers"
  10. "High Flying Bird"
  11. "Better Off Dead"
  12. "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)"
  13. "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"
  14. "The Bridge"
  15. "Burn Down the Mission"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Australian Music DVDs Chart[1] 26
Belgian (Flanders) Music DVDs Chart[2] 10
Danish Music DVDs Chart[3] 2
Irish Music DVDs Chart[4] 10
Italian Music DVDs Chart[5] 7
New Zealand Music DVDs Chart[6] 8
Spanish Music DVDs Chart[7] 12
Swedish Music DVDs Chart[8] 9
US Music Videos Chart[9] 1

References[edit]

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  9. ^ "Top Music Videos". Billboard 119 (44): 71. 3 November 2007. ISSN 0006-2510.