Blown Away By These Music Students’ Rendition of ‘I’m Still Standing,’ Elton John Invited Them to Be His Guests on Tour


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In late March, students from the Telford Priory School in Shropshire, England, uploaded a video of themselves performing the Elton John classic “I’m Still Standing.”

As this came about during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s one of those “At Home” video performances we’ve seen so frequently over the past few months … but that doesn’t take anything away from the power of the students’ performance, which includes instruments as well as vocals:

The video has made its way to Sir Elton himself, and this week the legendary singer/songwriter posted a video of his own, thanking the students from Mr. Millington’s class for the effort.

Truly blown away by the performance, Elton also invited them all to be his guests at a show on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, once the pandemic subsides and the tour is allowed to resume in the future:

Very well done, everybody.

And, since “I’m Still Standing” is now in all of our heads once again, let’s revisit the music video for the 1985 single, which was digitally restored in November 2019:

And don’t forget, Sir Elton turns up on Lady Gaga’s new album Chromatica, guesting with the singer on the song “Sine from Above”:

While on the topic of Elton John, be sure to tune in to a free live stream concert event/fundraiser taking place on Friday, July 3, when an all-star team of musicians joins forces to perform Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in its entirety.

Full details/RSVP info at this link on Facebook:

The Tribe brings you Elton John’s classic double album, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” in its entirety – from Funeral for a Friend to Harmony. Please join us for the live stream, courtesy of Alert the Globe, at 7:00PM PDT or watch the archive later. Benefitting the Get Together Foundation. www.gettogetherfoundation.org

Log on here: www.alerttheglobe.com or Facebook Live to watch.

Click here to donate: https://tinyurl.com/donate2GTF
or Text the word *together* to *24365*

THE TRIBE is a collective of LA-based musicians who perform concerts for various causes to raise money and awareness. Proceeds have gone to a number of charities that help people and the environment. Since 2015, The Tribe has supported the efforts of The Get Together Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Through the power of music we make the world a better place. www.thetribeband.com

Featuring the following members of The Tribe:
Carly Smithson
Chad Watson
Gary Stockdale
Jeff Alan Ross
John Mcneely
John Pratt
Kevin Wachs
Lauri Reimer
Michael Stern
Steve Fekete Music
Steven Goddard



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