Elton John ‎– Greatest Hits

MCA Records ‎– MCA-1689
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Gloversville Pressing

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A1 Your Song
Acoustic Guitar – Frank ClarkArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dave RichmondGuitar – Colin Green (2)Guitar [12-string] – Clive Hicks
A2 Daniel
Acoustic Guitar, Banjo – Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano, Mellotron – Elton JohnMaracas – Nigel OlssonSynthesizer [Arp] – Ken Scott
A3 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – Elton JohnSaxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
A4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Del NewmanGuitar [Leslie] – Davey Johnstone
A5 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting 4:55
B1 Rocket Man
Guitar – Davey JohnstoneSynthesizer [Arp] – David Henschel*
B2 Bennie And The Jets 5:10
B3 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
Acoustic Guitar – Davey JohnstoneArranged By [Assistance With Backing Vocals] – The Captain (3)Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bruce JohnstonArranged By [Horns] – Del NewmanBacking Vocals – Billy Hinsche, Bruce Johnston, Carl Wilson, Toni TennilleMellotron – David Henschel*Tambourine, Bells – Ray Cooper
B4 Border Song
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Kay Garner, Leslie Duncan*, Madeline Bell, Roger Cook, Tony Burrows, Tony HazzardBacking Vocals [Choir Lead By] – Barbara MooreBass – Dave RichmondGuitar – Clive Hicks, Colin Green (2)Organ – Brian Dee
B5 Crocodile Rock
Organ [Farfisa] – Elton John

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This early 80's Gloversville pressing was mastered and cut by Kevin Gray (KPG/MCA).

Printed In U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 76732-1689-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched, Runout Side A): MCA-586-W30 KPG/MCA 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched, Runout Side B): MCA 586-W26 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped, Runout Both Sides): 回-G-回
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 173) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DJLPH 442 Elton John Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) DJLPH 442 UK 1974 Sell This Version
503009 Elton John Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) 503009 France Unknown Sell This Version
DJH 20442 Elton John Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) DJH 20442 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong 1974 Sell This Version
DJLPH 442 Elton John Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) DJM Records (2) DJLPH 442 Israel 1974 Sell This Version
RB 192 Elton John Greatest Hits Vol.1(LP, Comp, RP) Record Bazaar RB 192 Italy 1978 Sell This Version