Elton John ‎– 21 At 33

MCA Records ‎– MCA-5121
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Chasing The Crown 5:36
A2 Little Jeannie
Backing Vocals [End] – Bill Champlin, Dee Murray, Max Groenthal*Piccolo Flute, Alto Saxophone – Jim HornSynthesizer [Yamaha CS80] – James Newton Howard
A3 Sartorial Eloquence 4:41
A4 Two Rooms At The End Of The World
Arranged By [Brass] – Jim HornCowbell – Clive FranksElectric Piano [Yamaha] – Elton JohnTenor Saxophone – Jim Horn
B1 White Lady White Powder
Backing Vocals – Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Timothy B. SchmitBass – Dee MurrayRecorded By – Clive FranksRecorded By [Second Engineer] – David Leonard, Peggy Mcreary*, Stephen McManus
B2 Dear God
Chorus – Curt Becher, Joe Chemay, Jon Joyce, Peter Noone, Toni TennilleChorus, Arranged By [Chorale Vocal Section] – Bruce JohnstonEngineer [Choir Recording, Rumbo] – Steve Desper*Organ – David Paich
B3 Never Gonna Fall In Love Again
Alto Saxophone – Richie CannataElectric Guitar – Steve Wrather
B4 Take Me Back
Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Elton JohnFiddle – Byron Berline
B5 Give Me Love
Arranged By [Brass] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Strings] – David FosterBacking Vocals – Bill ChamplinOverdubbed By [Piano] – Elton JohnPiano – James Newton HowardTenor Saxophone – Larry WilliamsTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Larry HallWords By – Judie Tzuke

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Issued with cardboard inner sleeve and printed lyric insert

Track 2 credits "Rhythm Ace" Drum Machine to "Itself".

All songs written in Grasse, Cote d'Azur, August 1979.

All basic tracks (except "White Lady, White Powder") recorded during August 1979 at Superbear Studios, Nice, France.

"White Lady, White Powder" and all overdubs recorded January, February, March 1980 at Sunset Sound Studios, L.A."

Choir on "Dear God" recorded February 1980 at Rumbo Recorders, L.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): YES SON, AND HE'S MY DENTIST TOO MCA 2235-AM5 MCA-5121-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): MCA 2236-AM5 MCA-5121--B
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HISPD 126 Elton John 21 At 33(LP, Album) The Rocket Record Company HISPD 126 UK 1980 Sell This Version
800 055-2 Elton John 21 At 33(CD, Album, RE) The Rocket Record Company 800 055-2 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
9103 511 Elton John 21 At 33(LP, Album) The Rocket Record Company 9103 511 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
9103 511 Elton John 21 At 33(LP, Album) The Rocket Record Company 9103 511 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
7131 189 Elton John 21 At 33(Cass, Album) The Rocket Record Company 7131 189 Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version