Nigel Olsson

~ Person

Relationships

additional member of: Uriah Heep (1970)
member of: The Spencer Davis Group
Elton John Band (membranophone)
Allmusic: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000344278 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/204600 [info]
IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0648115/ [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 35834159 [info]
Wikidata: Q1343897 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Nigel Olsson [info]
official homepages: http://www.nigelolsson.com/ [info]
other databases: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83174972 [info]
http://musicmoz.org/Bands_and_Artists/O/Olsson,_Nigel/ [info]
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb14212564c [info]
https://d-nb.info/gnd/134476972 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/nigel_olsson [info]
https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n83174972 [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
instrument
1970-05 Madman Across the Water (early first version recorded during the “Tumbleweed Connection” sessions) drums (drum set) Elton John 8:52
1971-08-11 All the Nasties drums (drum set) Elton John 5:09
1984-01-03 Who Wears These Shoes? drums (drum set) Elton John 4:03
1984-04-19 Sad Songs (Say So Much) drums (drum set) Elton John 4:47
(Gotta Get a) Meal Ticket drums (drum set) Elton John 4:01
A Weekend in New England drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 3:59
All the Girls Love Alice membranophone Elton John 5:09
Amoreena drums (drum set) Elton John 4:59
Amy drums (drum set) Elton John 4:03
Bad Side of the Moon membranophone Elton John 4:24
Bennie and the Jets membranophone Elton John 5:23
Better Off Dead drums (drum set) Elton John 2:38
Bitter Fingers drums (drum set) Elton John 4:34
Blue Street drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 4:19
Blueberry Hill membranophone Elton John 3:17
Blues for My Baby and Me drums (drum set) Elton John 5:43
Border Song membranophone Elton John 3:57
Burn Down the Mission (including My Baby Left Me & Get Back) membranophone Elton John 18:10
Burning Buildings drums (drum set) Elton John 4:02
Can I Put You On membranophone Elton John 6:11
Candle in the Wind drums (drum set) Elton John 3:50
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy drums (drum set) Elton John 5:46
Cold as Christmas (in the Middle of the Year) drums (drum set) Elton John 4:21
Concrete and Clay drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 3:03
Country Comfort membranophone Elton John 4:54
Crocodile Rock drums (drum set) Elton John 3:56
Crystal drums (drum set) Elton John 5:05
Curtains drums (drum set) Elton John 6:16
Daniel drums (drum set) and maracas Elton John 3:54
Did He Shoot Her? drums (drum set) Elton John 3:21
Dirty Little Girl membranophone Elton John 5:02
Dixie Lily membranophone Elton John 2:55
Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me drums (drum set) Elton John 5:38
Dreammare Ollie Olsson membranophone Uriah Heep 4:40
Dreammare Ollie Olsson percussion Uriah Heep 4:40
Elderberry Wine drums (drum set) Elton John 3:34
Endless Flight membranophone Leo Sayer 4:36
Everything Money Can Buy drums (drum set) Lisa Dal Bello 4:53
Farewell Fairbanks drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 4:35
Fresh Out’a Love drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 3:05
Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding membranophone Elton John 11:12
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road drums (drum set) Elton John 3:15
Grey Seal ('Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' album version) congas and membranophone Elton John 4:00
Grimsby membranophone Elton John 3:46
Harmony membranophone Elton John 2:46
Have Mercy on the Criminal drums (drum set) Elton John 5:58
Hercules drums (drum set) Elton John 5:36
High Flying Bird drums (drum set) Elton John 4:27
Highway Affair drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 4:02
Honky Cat drums (drum set) Elton John 5:13
Honky Tonk Women membranophone Elton John 4:09
House of Cards drums (drum set) Elton John 3:09
I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues drums (drum set) Elton John 4:43
I Need You to Turn To membranophone Elton John 2:34
I Think I’m Going to Kill Myself drums (drum set) Elton John 3:35
I’m Going to Be a Teenage Idol drums (drum set) Elton John 3:56
I’m Still Standing drums (drum set) Elton John 3:03
I’ve Seen That Movie Too membranophone Elton John 6:02
I’ve Seen the Saucers membranophone Elton John 4:47
In Neon drums (drum set) Elton John 4:21
Indian Sunset membranophone Elton John 6:36
Jack Rabbit drums (drum set) Elton John 1:51
Jamaica Jerk‐Off membranophone Elton John 3:39
Kiss the Bride drums (drum set) Elton John 4:23
Lady What’s Tomorrow membranophone Elton John 3:08
Let the Sailors Dance drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 4:19
Li'l 'Frigerator drums (drum set) Elton John 3:25
Little Jeannie drums (drum set) Elton John 5:12
Lucy Blues Ollie Olsson membranophone Uriah Heep 5:10
Lucy Blues Ollie Olsson percussion Uriah Heep 5:10
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds (All This and World War II version) drums (drum set) Elton John 6:17
Mellow drums (drum set) and tambourine Elton John 5:32
Midnight Creeper drums (drum set) Elton John 3:54
My Father’s Gun membranophone Elton John 5:05
One Day at a Time drums (drum set) Elton John 3:49
One More Arrow drums (drum set) Elton John 3:34
Passengers drums (drum set) Elton John 3:24
Philadelphia Freedom drums (drum set) Elton John 5:22
Pinball Wizard membranophone Elton John 5:14
Pinball Wizard drums (drum set) Elton John 5:14
Pinky membranophone Elton John 3:54
Religion drums (drum set) Elton John 4:06
Restless drums (drum set) Elton John 5:16
Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time) drums (drum set) Elton John 4:42
Roy Rogers membranophone Elton John 4:08
Sad Songs (Say So Much) (short intro) drums (drum set) Elton John 4:10
Saint drums (drum set) Elton John 5:20
Salvation drums (drum set) Elton John 3:59
Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting drums (drum set) Elton John 4:55
Sixty Years On membranophone Elton John 7:25
Skyline Pigeon (piano version) drums (drum set) Elton John 3:53
Slave drums (drum set) Elton John 4:22
Slow Down Georgie (She's Poison) drums (drum set) Elton John 4:10
Social Disease membranophone Elton John 3:44
Solar Prestige a Gammon membranophone Elton John 2:52
Someone Saved My Life Tonight drums (drum set) Elton John 6:46
Stinker membranophone Elton John 5:20
Susie (Dramas) drums (drum set) and tambourine Elton John 3:25
Sweet Painted Lady membranophone and tambourine Elton John 3:55
Take Me to the Pilot membranophone Elton John 6:46
Teacher I Need You drums (drum set) Elton John 4:11
Tell Me When the Whistle Blows drums (drum set) Elton John 4:21
Texan Love Song drums (drum set) Elton John 3:33
The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909–34) membranophone Elton John 4:24
The Bitch Is Back drums (drum set) Elton John 3:44
The Uptown, Uptempo Woman drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 4:10
Too Low for Zero drums (drum set) Elton John 5:48
Tower of Babel drums (drum set) Elton John 4:28
We All Fall in Love Sometimes drums (drum set) Elton John 4:15
Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again) drums (drum set) Elton John 2:52
Whipping Boy drums (drum set) Elton John 3:44
White Lady White Powder drums (drum set) Elton John 4:33
Writing drums (drum set) Elton John 3:40
You drums (drum set) Randy Edelman 3:49
You’re So Static membranophone Elton John 4:51
Your Sister Can’t Twist (but She Can Rock ’n Roll) membranophone Elton John 2:42
Your Song membranophone Elton John 3:54
Honky Château congas, membranophone and tambourine Elton John
Honky Château congas, membranophone and tambourine Elton John
Honky Château congas, membranophone and tambourine Elton John
Honky Château congas, membranophone and tambourine Elton John
Honky Château congas, membranophone and tambourine Elton John
Prisoner in Disguise (remaster) membranophone Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise membranophone Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise membranophone Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise membranophone Linda Ronstadt
The Keane Brothers drums (drum set) The Keane Brothers
performer
1973 Lonnie and Josie Nigel Olssen Kiki Dee 4:10
1973 Supercool Nigel Olssen Kiki Dee 3:15
vocal
1971-08-09 Holiday Inn background vocals Elton John 4:17
1971-08-09 Tiny Dancer background vocals Elton John 6:16
1971-08-14 Rotten Peaches background vocals Elton John 4:58
1984-01-03 Who Wears These Shoes? background vocals Elton John 4:03
(Gotta Get a) Meal Ticket background vocals Elton John 4:01
A Weekend in New England background vocals Randy Edelman 3:59
Amy background vocals Elton John 4:03
Better Off Dead background vocals Elton John 2:38
Bitter Fingers background vocals Elton John 4:34
Candle in the Wind background vocals Elton John 3:50
Concrete and Clay background vocals Randy Edelman 3:03
Country Comfort background vocals Elton John 5:07
Curtains background vocals Elton John 6:16
Farewell Fairbanks background vocals Randy Edelman 4:35
Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding background vocals Elton John 11:12
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road background vocals Elton John 3:15
Grimsby background vocals Elton John 3:46
Harmony background vocals Elton John 2:46
Hercules background vocals Elton John 5:36
High Flying Bird background vocals Elton John 4:27
Highway Affair background vocals Randy Edelman 4:02
I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues background vocals Elton John 4:43
I Think I’m Going to Kill Myself background vocals Elton John 3:35
I’m Going to Be a Teenage Idol background vocals Elton John 3:56
I’m Still Standing background vocals Elton John 3:03
I’ve Seen the Saucers background vocals Elton John 4:47
Kiss the Bride background vocals Elton John 4:23
Pinball Wizard background vocals Elton John 5:14
Pinky background vocals Elton John 3:54
Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time) background vocals Elton John 4:42
Sad Songs (Say So Much) (short intro) background vocals Elton John 4:10
Salvation background vocals Elton John 3:59
Someone Saved My Life Tonight background vocals Elton John 6:46
Teacher I Need You background vocals Elton John 4:11
The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909–34) background vocals Elton John 4:24
We All Fall in Love Sometimes background vocals Elton John 4:15
Where to Now St. Peter? background vocals Elton John 4:12
Writing background vocals Elton John 3:40
Your Sister Can’t Twist (but She Can Rock ’n Roll) background vocals Elton John 2:42
Honky Château background vocals Elton John
Honky Château background vocals Elton John
Honky Château background vocals Elton John
Honky Château background vocals Elton John
Honky Château background vocals Elton John
The Keane Brothers background vocals The Keane Brothers
vocal arranger
The Keane Brothers background vocals The Keane Brothers