Elton John lends support to cancer patient

London: Singer Elton John has thrown his support to new single "Tiny Dancer: A Song For Lily-Mae" which was recorded to raise money for four-year-old Irish girl Lily-Mae Morrison, who is battling cancer.

A total of 300 Irish musicians have came together to record the song in support of Morrison, who is battling neuroblastoma, a rare and aggressive cancer of the nervous system.

John was so touched by the story of the girl that he tweeted about it and urged his fans to buy the song, reports contactmusic.com.

A statement on his website eltonjohn.com said: "A beautiful version of Elton and Bernie (Taupin)`s song `Tiny Dancer` has been recorded in Ireland as a way to raise money for the care of Lily-Mae Morrison, a four year-old Irish girl who has neuroblastoma, a rare and extremely aggressive childhood cancer of the nervous system.

"Tiny Dancer: A Song For Lily-Mae" is currently available to buy on iTunes.