Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Your Song 4:07
2 Tiny Dancer 5:50
3 Honky Cat 5:18
4 Rocket Man 4:47
5 Crocodile Rock 4:00
6 Daniel 3:58
7 Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting 4:59
8 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3:19
9 Candle in the Wind 3.15 3:54
10 Bennie and the Jets 5:16
11 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me 5:42
12 The Bitch Is Back 3:49
13 Philadelphia Freedom 5:25
14 Some Saved My Life Tonight 6:49
15 Island Girl 3:47
16 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart 3.7 4:39
17 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word 3:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Eyes Elton John 2.5 3:26
2 I’m Still Standing Elton John 3.5 3:02
3 I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues Elton John 3.25 4:44
4 Sad Songs (Say So Much) Elton John 4:09
5 Nikita Elton John 4 5:43
6 Sacrifice Elton John 5:07
7 The One Elton John 5:55
8 Can You Feel the Love Tonight Elton John 4:01
9 Circle of Life Elton John 4:52
10 Believe Elton John 4:55
11 Made in England Elton John 5:08
12 Something About the Way You Look Tonight Elton John 5:09
13 Written in the Stars Elton John with LeAnn Rimes 1 4:15
14 I Want Love Elton John 4:36
15 This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore Elton John 4:39
16 Song for Guy Elton John 6:38
17 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word Elton John with Blue 3:42

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1976-05) (track 16)
other instruments [orchestra] arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 16)
electric bass guitar:
Kenny Passarelli (Bass, piano) (track 16)
drums (drum set):
Roger Pope (track 16)
Nigel Olsson (track 9)
bass guitar:
Dee Murray (track 9)
membranophone:
Roger Pope (track 16)
tambourine:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 16)
bass:
Kenny Passarelli (Bass, piano) (track 16)
electric piano:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 16)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 9, 16)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes electric piano]:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 16)
bongos:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 16)
piano:
Ann Orson (track 9)
congas:
Ray Cooper (percussionist) (track 16)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (track 9)
Curt Boettcher (track 16)
Cidny Bullens (American singer-songwriter) (track 16)
Kiki Dee (track 16)
Dee Murray (track 9)
Nigel Olsson (track 9)
composer:
Ann Orson (tracks 3, 5–6, 8–11, 16)
engineer:
David Hentschel (track 9)
guest vocals:
Kiki Dee (track 16)
lead vocals:
Ann Orson (tracks 9, 16)
lyricist:
Carte Blanche (aka. Bernie Taupin, Onions) (track 16)
Bernie Taupin (tracks 3, 5–6, 8–11)
orchestrator:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 16)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (tracks 9, 16)
vocals:
Ann Orson (track 16)
Kiki Dee (track 16)
publisher:
Big Pig Music Ltd. (track 11)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) (tracks 8–9)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 11)
Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. (fka Dick James Music Ltd.) (track 8)
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (track 9)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 242) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 348) (track 9)
has revision:
later parody versions:
Daniel (track 6)
Marv Albert Song (track 9)
Talk and I'll Walk (track 5)
Why Isn't Howard Stern On TV (parody version for Howard Stern show) (track 11)
later translated versions:
Daniel (Finnish) (track 6)
Kiviset kadut (track 8)
later versions:
Daniel (track 6)
The end (track 9)
recording of:
Bennie and the Jets (track 10)
Candle in the Wind (track 9)
Crocodile Rock (track 5)
Daniel (track 6)
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Elton John and Kiki Dee song) ( – ????) (track 16)
Honky Cat (track 3)

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 3)
electric bass guitar:
David Paton (track 5)
Dee Murray (tracks 1–3)
drums (drum set):
Dave Mattacks (track 5)
Jeffrey Porcaro (track 1)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2–3)
strings arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
synthesizer:
Elton John (tracks 2–3)
Fred Mandel (track 5)
guitar:
Richie Zito (track 1)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track 3)
electric piano and synthesizer:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Nik Kershaw (track 5)
Davey Johnstone (tracks 2–3)
brass arranger:
James Newton Howard (composer) (track 1)
piano:
Elton John (tracks 1–3)
grand piano and voice synthesizer:
Elton John (track 5)
background vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
Davey Johnstone (tracks 2–3, 5)
George Michael (track 5)
Dee Murray (tracks 2–3)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Elton John (tracks 1–3, 5, 8–10, 13, 15, 17)
Davey Johnstone (track 3)
engineer:
Stuart Epps (track 5)
guest performer:
LeAnn Rimes (US country & pop singer) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Elton John (tracks 1–3, 5, 13)
lyricist:
Gary Osborne (track 1)
Tim Rice (tracks 8–9, 13)
Bernie Taupin (tracks 2–3, 5, 10, 15, 17)
performer:
Elton John (track 13)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (track 5)
Chris Thomas (UK record producer / remixer) (tracks 1–3)
recording engineer:
Bill Price (UK producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3)
vocals:
Elton John (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Happenstance Ltd. (1982) (track 1)
publisher:
Big Pig Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Rouge Booze, Inc. (track 17)
mixed at:
AIR Studios (Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (tracks 2–3)
recorded at:
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1982-02) (track 1)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-03-07) (track 3)
AIR Studios Montserrat in Montserrat (1983-06-26) (track 2)
sampled by:
arrangements:
La parola piu difficile (translated) (track 17)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
Pinocchio (track 5)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ciclo sem fim (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Brazilian Portuguese version) (track 9)
Ciclo sem fim (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Portuguese version) (track 9)
De Levenscyclus (track 9)
Der ewige Kreis (track 9)
El ciclo de la vida (Circle of Life) (El rey león) (track 9)
Elämän tie (track 9)
Krąg życia (track 9)
L'amour brille sous les étoiles (Le Roi Lion) (track 8)
L’histoire de la vie (Le Roi Lion) (track 9)
Sorry (Finnish) (track 17)
愛を感じて (track 8)
part of:
De Leeuwenkoning (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Dutch version) (track 8)
Der König der Löwen (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, German version) (track 8)
El Rey León (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Spanish version) (track 8)
Król lew (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Polish version) (track 8)
Le Roi Lion (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, French version) (track 8)
Leijonakuningas (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Finnish version) (track 8)
O Rei Leão (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Portuguese version) (track 8)
O Rei Leão (The Lion King 1994 film soundtrack, Brazilian Portuguese version) (track 8)
The Lion King (1994 film soundtrack) (tracks 8–9)
The Lion King (stage musical) (tracks 8–9)
The Lion King (Live in Prague) (track 9)
The Lion King (2019 film soundtrack) (tracks 8–9)
parts:
Nants' Ingonyama (track 9)
recording of:
Believe (track 10)
Blue Eyes (track 1)
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (The Lion King) (track 8)
Circle of Life (The Lion King) (track 9)
Nikita (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 8)
Commentary (Best of Blue) (track 17)