Elton John ‎– A Single Man

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-3065
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A1 Shine On Through
Arranged By [Orchestral] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Elton John, Gary OsborneBass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Piano – Elton JohnTambourine – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
3:40
A2 Return To Paradise
Acoustic Guitar – Tim RenwickArranged By – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Elton John, Gary OsborneBass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Marimba, Shaker – Ray CooperPiano – Elton JohnTrumpet – Henry LowtherWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
4:12
A3 I Don't Care
Acoustic Guitar – Tim RenwickArranged By [Orchestral] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Chris Thompson, Gary Osborne, Joanne Stone, Stevie Lange, Vicky Brown*Bass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Piano, Clavinet – Elton JohnTambourine – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
4:20
A4 Big Dipper
Backing Vocals – The South Audley Street Girl's Choir, Watford Football TeamBass – Clive FranksClarinet – John CrockerDrums, Horn [Motor] – Steve Holly*Electric Guitar – Tim RenwickPiano – Elton JohnTambourine – Ray CooperTrombone – Jim Shepard*Trumpet – Pat HalcoxWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
4:00
A5 It Ain't Gonna Be Easy
Arranged By [Orchestral] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Electric Guitar – Tim RenwickPiano – Elton JohnTambourine, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
8:23
B1 Part-Time Love
Arranged By [Orchestral] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Chris Thompson, Davey Johnstone, Gary Osborne, Joanne Stone, Stevie Lange, Vicky Brown*Bass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Electric Guitar – Tim RenwickLead Guitar – Davey JohnstonePiano – Elton JohnTambourine, Congas – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
3:12
B2 Georgia
Backing Vocals – The South Audley Street Girls Choir*, Watford Football Club*Bass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Guitar [Lesley], Mandolin – Tim RenwickPiano, Harmonium, Organ [Church] – Elton JohnSteel Guitar [Pedal] – B.J. Cole*Tambourine – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
4:47
B3 Shooting Star
Acoustic Bass – Herbie FlowersDrums – Steve Holly*Shaker – Ray CooperTenor Saxophone – John CrockerVocals [All] – Elton JohnWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
2:43
B4 Madness
Arranged By [Orchestral] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Clive FranksDrums – Steve Holly*Electric Guitar – Tim RenwickPiano – Elton JohnTambourine, Congas, Timpani [Tympani] – Ray CooperWords By, Music By – Elton John, Gary Osborne
6:07
B5 Reverie
Music By – Elton JohnPiano – Elton JohnSynthesizer [Arp] – Paul Buckmaster
0:52
B6 Song For Guy
Bass – Clive FranksChimes [Wind], Shaker – Ray CooperMusic By – Elton JohnPiano, Mellotron, Synthesizer [Polymoog And Salena String] – Elton John
6:34

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℗ 1978 William A. Bong Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout ((A Side Etch) ): MCA 1568 W8 m2 MR 23857 6
  • Matrix / Runout ((B Side Etch) ): MCA 1569 W10-M4 MR 23857-X 16 LB
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etched Side A variant 1): MCA 1568 W8 m2 MR 23857 6 LB
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout etched Side B variant 1): MCA 1569 W7 M2 MR 23857-X 3 LB

Other Versions (5 of 91) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TRAIN 1 Elton John A Single Man(LP, Album, Gat) The Rocket Record Company TRAIN 1 UK 1978 Sell This Version
RJ-7540 Elton John A Single Man(LP, Album) The Rocket Record Company RJ-7540 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
LP 5944, 9103 500 Elton John A Single Man(LP, Album) PGP RTB, The Rocket Record Company, Philips LP 5944, 9103 500 Yugoslavia 1979 Sell This Version
826 805-2 Elton John A Single Man(CD, Album) The Rocket Record Company 826 805-2 South Korea Unknown Sell This Version
ML 4235 Elton John A Single Man(LP, Album) MCA Records ML 4235 South Africa 1978 Sell This Version

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May 9, 2012
Best song: Track B6 (Song For Guy)