Elton John Backs Irish Charity Single For Lily-Mae

Elton John is supporting a new cover version of his classic song "Tiny Dancer," which was recently released to raise money for cancer charities.

Some of Ireland's biggest recording stars, including Paddy Casey, Declan O'Rourke and Camille O'Sullivan, have recorded vocals for the single. In total, over 300 musicians sing or perform on the track.

John has also sent a personal 'get well soon' message to four-year-old Lily-Mae Morrison, a cancer victim, after "Tiny Dancer" was used to help her cause. She was diagnosed with high risk neuroblastoma. Her family was surprised when they discovered that Elton had recorded a personal message for Lily-Mae while he was on tour in New York.

John has backed the project, which has already spent two weeks at number one in the Irish Single Charts, by encouraging his fans to buy the single.

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