Great names in British music pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

From Elton John to Mick Jagger, several big names in British music paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday afternoon after her death. Here are some reactions gathered on their social networks:

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Elton-John“Like the whole nation, I am deeply saddened by the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s passing. She was an inspiring presence and she guided the country through some of our greatest and darkest times with grace, grace and heartfelt caring. Queen Elizabeth has been a big part of my life, from childhood to now, and I will miss her dearly.”

Mike Jagger“All my life, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has always been there. I remember watching the highlights of his marriage on TV when I was a kid. I remember her as a beautiful young woman, then as the nation’s beloved grandmother. I send my deepest condolences to the royal family.”

Ozzy Osbourne“I mourn with my country the death of our greatest Queen. It is with a heavy heart that I say it is devastating to think of England without Queen Elizabeth II.

Joe Elliot (Def Leppard): “Dignity. If there is one word to describe this wonderful lady and monarch it is dignity. She transcended the ages with unparalleled grace and devotion to her country. Thank you Your Majesty for a lifetime of great memories and guidance .”

Paul McCartney“God bless Queen Elizabeth II. May she rest in peace. Long live the king.”

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