May 11, 2012 03:21:13 GMT
The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker performs 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me' in honor of the late Beastie Boys rapper.
Elton John kept the memory of Adam Yauch alive at a concert recently. Playing a piano, the English singer paid homage to the late Beastie Boys member by dedicating his performance of "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" to him.
Elton delievered the tribute when performing at the Million Dollar Piano concert which took place at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. In his dedication, he remembered seeing the Beastie Boys on stage at the Greek Theater, Las Vegas in 2007.
"I had the time of my life. They were incredible," he recalled before adding, "It's so sad to leave behind the wife and the daughter. And to his family, we send our love and condolences."
In addition to saluting MCA, Elton mourned the loss of Dick Clark and The Band's Levon Helm.