Metallica homenajean a Elton John versionando uno de sus clásicos

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Metallica pay tribute to Elton John by covering one of his classics

In honor of George Gershwin Prize granted to Elton John and his composition partner Bernie Taupinmultiple artists have covered some of the duo's most recognizable pieces.

Metallica They were in charge of opening the ceremony, with a version of “Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding”. The song is the first track of “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” (23), one of the British musician's first albums, published in 1973.

In addition, the San Francisco band thanked John for his participation in the 2021 version of “Nothing Else Matters” for the project through their social networks. “The Metallica Blacklist” (twenty-one).

During the tribute to Elton John's long musical career, for which he won the award, artists of the caliber of Joni Mitchellwinner of the Gershwin Prize of 2023, who covered “Im Still Standing.” Other participants were Garth Brooks, Brandi Carlile, Annie Lennox, Maren Morris, Billy Porter and Charlie Puth.

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