Elton John ‎– Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player

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DJM Records (2) ‎– DJH 20427
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A1 Daniel
Acoustic Guitar, Banjo – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums, Maracas [Maraccas] – Nigel*Electric Piano, Mellotron [Flute] – Elton*Synthesizer [A.R.P.] – Ken Scott
3:52
A2 Teacher I Need You
Acoustic Guitar – Davey*Backing Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Piano, Mellotron – Elton*
4:08
A3 Elderberry Wine
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*Trombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
3:34
A4 Blues For My Baby And Me
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Sitar – Davey*Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Piano – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis Chautemps
5:38
A5 Midnight Creeper
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Electric Piano – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
3:53
B1 Have Mercy On The Criminal
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
5:55
B2 I'm Going To Be A Teenage Idol
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus*Backing Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Davey*Piano, Piano [Leslie] – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
3:55
B3 Texan Love Song
Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Harmonium – Elton*
3:33
B4 Crocodile Rock
Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Piano, Organ [Farfisa] – Elton*
3:56
B5 High-Flying Bird
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Performer [Leslie], Acoustic Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
4:10

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Standard non-gatefold sleeve.
Printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

On back cover:
[DJM Records And Tapes logo]
DJM Records Ltd. 5 Theobalds Road London
© 1972 This Record Company Limited.

On inner sleeve:
Recorded at Strawberry Studios France
Re-mixed at Trident Studios London
© 1972 This Record Co. Limited
℗ 1972 This Record Co. Limited
All songs © 1972 for the world by Dick James Music Limited
Distributed by CBS Records Limited
Printed by James Upton Limited, Birmingham

On labels:
℗ 1972 This Record Co Ltd
Made in England
Dick James Music Limited

On labels B5 is printed as "High Flying Bird"

Different back cover compared to Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player.
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player has a gatefold cover.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): †DJH 20427-A†
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): †DJH 20427-B†
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): DJH 20427 A12 STRAWBERRY ⋀
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): DJH 20427-B-1̶1̶ 12 STRAWBERRY

Other Versions (5 of 153) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DJLPH 427, DJLPH.427 Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player(LP, Album, 1st) DJM Records (2), DJM Records (2) DJLPH 427, DJLPH.427 UK 1972 Sell This Version
424 616-4 Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player(Cass, Album, RE) DJM Records (2) 424 616-4 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
314-528 154-2 Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player(CD, Album, Comp, RM, Bon) The Rocket Record Company 314-528 154-2 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
86 569 IT Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player(LP, Album, Gat) DJM Records (2) 86 569 IT Germany 1972 Sell This Version
DJL 7.009 Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player(LP, Album, RE, Gat) DJM Records (2) DJL 7.009 Spain 1977 Sell This Version

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