Elton John ‎– Greatest Hits Volume II

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-3027
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Pinckneyville Pressing
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A1 The Bitch Is Back
Backing Vocals – Clydie King, Dusty Springfield, Jessie Mae Smith*, Sherlie MatthewsBass, Bass [Phased Pignose] – Dee MurrayBrass – Tower Of Power Horn SectionDrums – Nigel OlssonElectric Guitar – Davey JohnstonePiano, Vocals – Elton JohnTambourine – Ray CooperTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Lenny Pickett
3:42
A2 Lucy In The Sky (With Diamonds)
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee MurrayDrums – Nigel OlssonGuitar [Reggae] – Dr. Winston O'BoogiePiano, Mellotron, Harpsichord, Vocals – Elton JohnSitar, Electric Guitar – Davey JohnstoneTambourine, Gong – Ray Cooper
5:58
A3 Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Accordion – Carl FortinaBass – Kenny PassarelliElectric Piano – James Newton HowardPiano, Vocals – Elton JohnVibraphone [Vibes] – Ray Cooper
3:43
A4 Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Bass – Kenny PassarelliDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – James Newton HowardPiano, Vocals – Elton*Vocals – Kiki Dee
4:23
A5 Someone Saved My Life Tonight
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee MurrayDrums – Nigel OlssonGuitar [Leslie Guitar], Acoustic Guitar – Davey JohnstonePiano, Electric Piano, Synthesizer [Arp String Ensemble Sythesizer], Vocals – Elton*Tambourine, Shaker, Cymbal – Ray Cooper
6:45
B1 Philadelphia Freedom
Bass – Dee MurrayDrums – Nigel OlssonElectric Guitar – Davey JohnstonePiano, Vocals – Elton*Tambourine, Maracas, Congas – Ray Cooper
5:38
B2 Island Girl
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb QuayeBacking Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliCongas, Tambourine, Marimba – Ray CooperDrums – Roger PopeGuitar [Ovation], Slide Guitar, Banjo – Davey JohnstonePiano, Vocals – Elton*Synthesizer [Arp], Mellotron [Solo] – James Newton Howard
3:45
B3 Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Backing Vocals – Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliCastanets, Tambourine, Vibraphone [Vibes], Bell Tree – Ray CooperDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstonePiano, Vocals – Elton*
4:45
B4 Levon
Acoustic Guitar – Les ThatcherBacking Vocals – Barry St. John, Leslie Duncan*, Liza Strike, Sue And Sonny*Bass – Brian OdgersDrums – Barry MorganElectric Guitar – Caleb QuayeHarmonium – Brian DeePiano, Vocals – Elton*
4:59
B5 Pinball Wizard
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Davey JohnstoneBacking Vocals – Davey*, Dee*, Nigel*Bass – Dee MurrayDrums – Nigel OlssonPiano, Vocals – Elton*Tambourine, Congas – Ray Cooper
5:08

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Release includes a lyrics booklet.

"◈-P-◈" stamped in runouts denotes an MCA-Pinckneyville pressing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout): MCA 1334 W-10 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout): MCA 1335 W-4 ◈-P-◈ LB

Other Versions (5 of 134) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DJH 20520 Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) DJH 20520 UK 1977 Sell This Version
MCA-5225 Elton John Greatest Hits Volume II(LP, Comp, Club) MCA Records MCA-5225 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
L 36307, DJH 20520 Elton John Greatest Hits Volume II(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2), DJM Records (2) L 36307, DJH 20520 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
1A 062-60557 Elton John Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) 1A 062-60557 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
MCAC-1690 Elton John Greatest Hits Volume II(Cass, Comp, RE) MCA Records MCAC-1690 US 1990 Sell This Version

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