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Posted: 17 Aug 19, 04:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I’m asking a really noob question but I was wondering if anyone could back this up? Heard a few years back that the glasses Fred wore in the SYW & WWRY Promo were Elton’s glasses? Any truth to this?

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Posted: 17 Aug 19, 06:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Did you really hear that? Hmmm.. definitely no, Elton has genuinely poor eyesight and I'm pretty sure Freddie wouldn't be able to see through these if they were Elton's plus... they just aren't outrageous enough for mid-seventies Elton who was more into ridiculous frames than actual lenses.

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Posted: 17 Aug 19, 13:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Elton had very similar glasses, his were more colorful though

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As can be seen here:
http://assets.rollingstone.com/assets/images/gallery/e31f8039d75b8d1a08d6cc8fe5386a113bc63849.jpg


Although it does seem that he also had a shaded pair without the rainbow lenses:
http://postimg.cc/TLj2DsrN


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Posted: 23 Nov 19, 01:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

They may have been given to him by Elton, but they wouldn't have been Elton's glasses.

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Posted: 25 Nov 19, 17:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I remember reading that they were a present from John Reid when he was both Queen and Elton's manager