Elton John got 'stage fright' singing at Princess Diana's funeral in 1997
LONDON (REUTERS) - British singer-songwriter Elton John said he was so worried about getting the words wrong when performing an adaptation of Candle In The Wind at Princess Diana's funeral that he had a teleprompter installed by the piano.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The song, featuring the line"Goodbye England's rose", instead of the original"Goodbye Norma Jean", went on to become the fastest-selling single in Britain.
The 72-year-old was speaking at the Royal Academy of Music, where he once studied, at an event to mark the publication of his autobiography Me: Elton John.
"By the time I finish the song or the lyric, I kind of know what tempo it might be or what genre it could be.Read more: The Straits Times
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