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13 Dec 2008

Elton John Tourin' Australia: The Statistics

Elton John has done 161 concerts live in Australia while on Tour.

He has been in Sydney (59 times), Melbourne (38), Brisbane (20), Perth (20), Adelaide (14), Hobart (3), Hunter Valley (2), Werribee (2) and 1 time in Canberra, Canungra and Thuringowa.

Elton's favourite place is Entertainment Center, Sydney (39), Entertainment Center, Perth (15), Entertainment Center, Melbourne (14), Entertainment Center, Brisbane (10), Festival Hall, Melbourne (9), Festival Hall, Brisbane (8), Horden Palladium, Sydney (8), Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, Adelaide (7), National Tennis Centre, Melbourne (7), Opera House, Sydney (6), Entertainment Center, Adelaide (4), Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne (4), Cricket Grounds, Sydney (3), Derwert Centre, Hobart (3), Cricket Grounds, Melbourne (2), Park Mansion, Werribee (2), Randwick Racecourse, Sydney (2), Subiaco Stadium, Perth (2), Tempus Two Winery, Hunter Valley (2) and finally: Acer Arena, Sydney; ANZ Stadium, Brisbane; Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Adelaide; Burswood Dome, Perth; Cricket Grounds, Adelaide; Dairy Farmers Stadium, Thuringowa; Elysian Fields Polo Estate, Canungra; Kooyong Tennis Centre, Melbourne; Members Equity Stadium, Perth; Qlt. Tennis Courts, Brisbane; South Football Ground, Melbourne; Stage 88, Canberra; W.A.C.A. Grounds, Perth and Westlakes Stadium, Adelaide (1)

First time he played in Australia was on October 1971, in Perth, on The "Madman Across The Water" Tour (5 shows). Then it was "Yellow Brick Road Tour" (3), "Down Under Tour" 79 (10), "Down Under Tour" 1980 (13), "Jump Up! Down Under Tour" (12), "Too low for Zero Tour" (19), "Tour De Force With The MSO" (26), "1989/90 World Tour" (20), "The One Tour" (17), 1998's Leg of "Face to Face Tour" (8), "Journey Through Time Tour" (9), "The Captain and the Kid Tour" (8), The "Elton John Solo Tour" (8), and finally "Rocket Man Tour" (2).

The largest set list was the "Tour de Force With MSO" with 34 songs and the shortest the "Madman Across The Water Tour" with only 20 songs on the set list.

He has played 137 different songs in Australia while on Tour.

The song most played is Your Song (with 161 times, always played ).

Then it comes: Rocket man (148), Bennie and the jets (139), Saturday night's alright (138), Sorry seems to be the hardest word (133), Don't let the sun go down on me (131), Candle in the wind (124), Tiny dancer (123), Funeral for a friend (120), I guess that's why they call it the blues (118), Philadelphia freedom (116),
Daniel (109), I'm still standing (105), Blue eyes(95), Take me to the pilot (92), Mona lisas and mad hatters (91), Love lies bleeding (84), The bitch is back (84), Goodbye yellow brick road (75), Sad songs (say so much) (72), Pinball wizard (64), Burn down the mission (63), Song for guy (62), Sacrifice (60), Crocodile rock (55), Levon (54), I don't wanna go on with you like that (45), Sixty years on (45), Tonight (45), Someone saved my life tonight (44), The one (42), Have mercy on the criminal (39), Island girl (39), Kiss the bride (39), Healing hands (37), Mona lisas and mad hatters part two (37), Madman across the water (36), Carla / Etude (35), I need you to turn to (35), The greatest discovery (35), Harmony (33), The king must die (31).

Follows: Cold as Christmas (26), Heartache all over the world (26), One horse town (26), Slow rivers (26), Song for you (26), Teacher I need you (26), This town (26), Simple life (25), Ego (23), Nikita (23), Better off dead (22), Hercules (22), Honky cat (22), Where to now St. Peter? (22), Brown sugar (20), Crystal (19), One more arrow (19), Roy Rogers (19), Too low for zero (19), Ballad of the boy in the red shoes (18), Waltzing Matilda (18), Blue avenue (17), I want love (17), Stone's throw from hurtin' (17), The last song (17), The show must go on (17), Whitewash county (17), All the girls love Alice (16), Skyline pigeon (15), Whole lotta shakin' (15), Border song (14), Holiday inn (14), Bite your lip, get up and dance (13), Little Jeannie (13), Sartorial eloquence (13), White lady white powder (13), (Gotta get) A meal ticket (12), All quiet on the western front (12), Ball and chain (12), Captain Fantastic and Brown Dirt Cowboy (12), Chloe (12), Dixie lily (12), Elton's song (12), Empty garden (12), Nobody Wins (12), Where have all the good times gone (12), Believe (10), Crazy water (10), Electricity (10), He'll have to go (10), I fell like a bullet (10), I heard it through the grapevine (10), I saw her standing there (10), I think I'm going to kill myself (10), Idol (10), Part time love (10), Twist and shout (10).

And the rest: The wasteland, This train don't stop there anymore, Ticking, Can you feel the love tonight, Great balls of fire, Grey seal, Honesty, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, My life, Oh My sweet Carolina, Original sin, Piano man, Something about the way you look tonight, The Bridge, The Captain and the Kid, Uptown girl, You may be right, Amoreena, Ballad of a well known gun, Can I Put You On, Come down in time, Country comfort, Friends, Honky tonk women, I'm going to be a teenage idol, Indian sunset, It's me that you need, Just like Noah's Ark, Postcards from Richard Nixon, Rock me when he's gone, Rotten peaches, Circle of Life, Elderberry wine, Step into Xmas, The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909-34), This song has no title, Tinderbox.

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