Their chart-topping concert recording of the piano man's 1974 hit "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" bookended an acrimonious seven-year feud.

The signature moment of Elton John and George Michael's 1991 live recording "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" can be heard halfway through the song when Michael ­dramatically announces to the crowd, "Ladies and ­gentlemen ... Mr. Elton John!" The audience's wild cheers nearly drown out the ­performance, foreshadowing the ­success of the single, which was released in late 1991 to ­benefit 10 charities.

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