According to People Magazine, the 'Rocket Man' singer strolled on to take his seat and beat the pulsating intro to 'Bennie and the Jets
,' sending a packed crowd, which also included Bill and Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin, Donna Karan, and Russell Crowe, into a frenzy.
Fans can expect to hear classics from his four decade long career including Your Song, Rocket Man, Bennie and the Jets
and Tiny Dancer.
Sir Elton will feature on the record as he is joined by Pink and rapper Logic for a reworking of Bennie And The Jets
Pink and Logic will team up for "Bennie and the Jets
" and Florence + the Machine take on "Tiny Dancer." Other acts on "Revamp" include Sam Smith, Coldplay, The Killers, Mumford and Sons, Q-Tip, Demi Lovato, Queens of the Stone Age and Alessia Cara.
Next up was Bennie and the Jets
, followed by a brilliant rendition of Don't let the Sun Go Down on Me with country and blues singer Parker Millsap.
After a rather inauspicious start, Elton got into his stride and the crowd joined in with Bennie and the Jets
and Candle in the Wind.
The 66-year-old was fiery on the piano, belting tunes like ''Tiny Dancer'' and ''Bennie and the Jets
.'' He earned a standing ovation after his third song.
Elton performed "Bennie and the Jets
" and other hits to an audience of thousands dressed in a glittering suit and making faces at the crowd.
Googling a runner Bennynthejets 4.15 Leicester When Elton John and Bernie Taupin were bursting on to the scene with their superb album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in 1973, Bennie and the Jets
was one of their most popular hits.
The British singer followed the dress code with a sparkly tail coat as he belted out hits including Rocket Man, Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word and Bennie and the Jets
. The crowd packed into the Golden Circle sang along to every word.
Some 20,000 fans at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden danced and sang along ecstatically to a set which ranged from rarely-played early hits to classics like Rocket Man, Bennie And The Jets
and Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me.
Bennie and the Jets
, Philadelphia Freedom, Rocket Man and Daniel all received a rapturous response from the capacity audience.