“It’s been my lifeblood to play for you guys, and you’ve been absolutely magnificent,” he told the audience at Sweden’s Tele2 Arena, the BBC reports.
Playing for more than two hours, John interspersed the songs with moments when he would get up and leave the piano to thank not only his fans but also his band and his crew, some of whom have been with him for more than 40 years, AFP sets out.
“I want to pay tribute to these musicians… They’re really incredible, they’ve been with me so long, some of them. And they are the best, I tell you, the best,” he said.
Shortly after a rendition of “Border…