Annotation

Series:
Elton John The Classic Years

Annotation last modified on 2018-05-26 13:58 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Daniel 3.85 3:55
2 Teacher I Need You 3 4:10
3 Elderberry Wine 4.35 3:34
4 Blues for My Baby and Me 3.5 5:43
5 Midnight Creeper 3.5 3:53
6 Have Mercy on the Criminal 3.5 5:58
7 I'm Gonna Be a Teenage Idol 3.5 3:56
8 Texan Love Song 2.5 3:33
9 Crocodile Rock 3.4 3:57
10 High Flying Bird 4 4:27
11 Screw You (Young Man's Blues) 3 4:43
12 Jack Rabbit 3 1:50
13 Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again) 3 2:51
14 Skyline Pigeon (piano version) 4 3:54

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 1–2, 14)
acoustic guitar and mandolin:
Davey Johnstone (track 8)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 7)
Dave Johnstone (track 10)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar and sitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 4)
acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin and slide guitar:
Davey Johnstone (track 12)
drums (drum set):
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2–10, 12, 14)
drums (drum set) and maracas:
Nigel Olsson (track 1)
bass guitar:
Dee Murray (tracks 1–10, 12, 14)
trumpet:
Ivan Jullien (tracks 3, 5, 7)
mellotron and piano:
Elton John (track 2)
farfisa and piano:
Elton John (track 9)
synthesizer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (track 1)
electric piano:
Elton John (track 5)
electric piano and mellotron:
Elton John (track 1)
electric guitar:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 3, 5–6, 9)
brass arranger:
Gus Dudgeon (tracks 3, 5)
saxophone:
Jean-Louis Chautemps (French saxophonist) (tracks 3, 5, 7)
Alain Hatot (tracks 3, 5, 7)
piano:
Elton John (tracks 3–4, 6–7, 10, 14)
harmonium:
Elton John (track 8)
trombone:
Jacques Bolognesi (tracks 3, 5, 7)
background vocals:
Davey Johnstone (tracks 2, 7)
Dee Murray (tracks 2, 7, 10)
Nigel Olsson (tracks 2, 7, 10)
Dave Johnstone (track 10)
composer:
Elton John (tracks 1–14)
engineer:
Ken Scott (UK record producer & engineer) (tracks 1–10)
lead vocals:
Elton John (tracks 1–12, 14)
lyricist:
Bernie Taupin (tracks 1–14)
orchestrator:
Paul Buckmaster (tracks 4, 6, 14)
producer:
Gus Dudgeon (tracks 1–10)
phonographic copyright by:
This Record Co. Ltd. (copyright holder) (1973) (tracks 1–12, 14)
publisher:
recorded at:
Strawberry Studios (Château d'Hérouville, France) in Hérouville, Val-d'Oise, Île-de-France, France (tracks 1–10)
mash-ups:
later parody versions:
Daniel (track 1)
Talk and I'll Walk (track 9)
later translated versions:
Daniel (Finnish) (track 1)
later versions:
Daniel (track 1)
recording of:
Crocodile Rock (track 9)
Daniel (track 1)
Elderberry Wine (track 3)
High Flying Bird (track 10)
Jack Rabbit (track 12)
Midnight Creeper (track 5)
Skyline Pigeon (track 14)
Teacher I Need You (track 2)
Texan Love Song (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Alk‐Parade (track 9)