A few of Britain’s largest rock stars tipped their hats to the late Queen Elizabeth — together with a number of fellas who’ve had her sword tapped on their shoulders.
First off, Harry Kinds took a second to acknowledge QE2’s passing Thursday evening throughout his live performance at Madison Sq. Backyard — asking the gang to offer her a spherical of applause for 70 years of service.
The MSG crowd gave it up massive time for the Queen … and Harry then promised a temper shift to nothing however enjoyable for the remainder of the night.
He wasn’t the one Brit who shouted out Her Majesty Thursday throughout a dwell efficiency — Sir Elton John additionally paid his respects throughout his gig in Toronto … talking a bit extra at size and from the center.
EJ stated he knew the Queen personally and had spent a while together with her — together with throughout his knighting in 1998 — and famous she’d led the nation via some turbulent instances within the twentieth century, all the time with aplomb. Elton despatched his ideas and prayers to her entire household.
He additionally stated he was joyful she was lastly at relaxation. Elton additionally launched an announcement with much more condolences.
Extra tributes poured in from different music greats, who’d additionally been knighted … together with Sirs Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney.
MJ wrote, “For my entire life Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has all the time been there. In my childhood I can recall watching her marriage ceremony highlights on TV. I bear in mind her as a phenomenal younger woman, to the a lot beloved grandmother of the nation. My deepest sympathies are with the Royal household.”
For his half, Paul took to Twitter to say succinctly… “God bless Queen Elizabeth II. Could she relaxation in peace. Lengthy dwell The King.” Each he and Mick hooked up images of QE2 in her youth.
Each males — like Elton — have been knighted for his or her contributions to widespread music and tradition.