Elton John pays tribute to George Michael
Legendary singer Elton John (right) has paid an emotional tribute to George Michael (far-right), who passed away last year.
In a radio interview, John described the late singer as the “kindest and most generous man” and played six tracks, including Nina Simone’s I put a spell on you and Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ in the wind, in his honour, reports mirror.co.uk.
He says, “I wanted to do a little tribute to him on the show because not only was he a good friend but he was probably one of the most brilliant songwriters this country has ever produced and certainly one of the best vocalists ever in the world.”
The 69-year-old explained that they first became friends in Michael’s early Wham! days. “It was an amazing friendship based on music to start with. I just want to remember him for his wonderful music and his kindness. He was the kindest, most generous man, and did it without wanting any publicity,” he says.