Elton John bids farewell to Philly with 'Philadelphia Freedom' performance

British pianist and vocalist and a legendary performer Elton John is saying goodbye

John has created some of the most memorable and enduring music in the history of pop-rock

Now, John is wrapping up his 50-plus year career with a farewell tour

John first introduced this tour in 2020

On Friday night at Citizens Bank Park, John kicked off the final leg of his North American farewell tour

During John’s Philadelphia performance, he played "Philadelphia Freedom," which he dedicated to the hometown crowd

It was John’s 52nd concert in the City of Brotherly Love

Elton’s 5-year tour formally ends on July 8, 2023 in Stockholm, Sweden

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