FILE - This June 30, 2012 file photo shows British pop star Elton John performing during the Euro 2012 soccer championship in Kiev, Ukraine. Elton John has canceled a show in London’s Hyde Park

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FILE - This June 30, 2012 file photo shows British pop star Elton John performing during the Euro 2012 soccer championship in Kiev, Ukraine. Elton John has canceled a show in London’s Hyde Park after being diagnosed with appendicitis that will require surgery. A statement issued Tuesday July 9, 2013 by the musician's publicist said John was suffering from an inflamed appendix and surrounding abscess. The 66-year-old performer had been due to play an outdoor concert in London's Hyde Park on Friday on a bill with Elvis Costello and Ray Davies.(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, file) less 

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