Elton John ‎– Greatest Hits

MCA Records ‎– MCA 3007, MCA Records ‎– MCA 2128
Vinyl, LP, Compilation

Tracklist Hide Credits

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 Candle In The Wind 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

Companies, etc.



Catalogue number MCA 3007 on sleeves, MCA 2128 on labels.
Released with a printed inner credits sleeve and labels based on the sleeve artwork.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): MCA 586
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): MCA 587
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Variant 1): MCA 586 W23 #6 BLVE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Variant 1): MCA 587 W24 BLVE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Variant 2): MCA 586 W23 #6 BLVE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Variant 2): MCA 587 W26 BLVE ⧈-G-⧈ 7

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


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November 30, 2017
Someone at the plant messed up hundreds, if not thousands of copies of this pressing. There is distortion in the opening grooves of the first track. I own a record store and have seen it multiple times with most copies that have come through my hands.