PRINCESS DIANA

THE ROCKET MAN ROCKETS UP THE CHARTS

The Dianafied version of Candle in the Wind is creating a windfall for ELTON JOHN. The singer pledged all proceeds from his new Candle single--which has shipped 4 million copies in the U.S. so far--to a charity named for the princess, but his older catalog is skyrocketing as well. In the week before DIANA's death, John's Love Songs sold 4,600 copies in the U.S.; the week after the funeral, it reached 17,000 and re-entered the Billboard Top-100 charts. During the same time, a Greatest Hits collection went from sales of 4,300 to 15,600 copies. John's musical eulogy also helped this week's...

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