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Ballad of the Boy in the Danish Shoes
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Fan sneaks a sneaker for a signature

Monday 7
July 2003 @ 5:34

Elton has had some funny acts to follow! But none come so close, and perhaps offer such an odour, as a fan’s…sneaker.

The shoe was offered up to Elton to sign at the end of his solo show in Horsens in Denmark on July 4, 2003.

Elton was in a mood for an autograph session, according to one fan’s account of the event.

Elton was said to have spotted someone wearing a T-shirt saying “Nikita” on it, and he opted to change the set list!

The gig was the same as in other Scandinavian venues, such as Trondheim in Norway, except that The Greatest Discovery was replaced with The One and Ticking was played instead of Original Sin.

The complete set list of the Horsens show on July 4, 2003:

  1. Your Song
  2. Border Song
  3. The One
  4. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  5. Ballad of the Boy in the Red Shoes
  6. Daniel
  7. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
  8. Honky Cat
  9. Rocket Man
  10. I’m Still Standing
  11. Tiny Dancer
  12. I Want Love
  13. Nikita
  14. Philadelphia Freedom
  15. Candle in the Wind
  16. Moon River
  17. Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word
  18. I Guess That’s Why They Call it the Blues
  19. Ticking
  20. This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore
  21. Carla/Etude
  22. Tonight
  23. Take Me to the Pilot
  24. The One
  25. Blue Eyes
  26. Bennie an the Jets
  27. Crocodile Rock

  28. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me

  29. Circle of Life

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