Elton John ‎– Greatest Hits

MCA Records ‎– MCA 2128
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Gloversville Pressing

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A1 Your Song
Acoustic Guitar – Frank ClarkArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dave RichmondDrums – Barry MorganEngineer – Robin Geoffrey CableGuitar – Colin Green (2)Twelve-String Guitar – Clive Hicks
A2 Daniel
Acoustic Guitar, Banjo – Davey JohnstoneArranged By [Brass] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano, Mellotron – Elton JohnEngineer – Ken ScottMaracas – Nigel OlssonSynthesizer [Arp] – Ken Scott
A3 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – Elton JohnEngineer – Ken ScottSaxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
A4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Del NewmanEngineer – David HentschelGuitar [Leslie] – Davey Johnstone
A5 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
Engineer – David Hentschel
B1 Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time)
Engineer – Ken ScottGuitar – Davey JohnstoneSynthesizer [Arp] – David Henschel*
B2 Bennie And The Jets
Engineer – David Hentschel
B3 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
Acoustic Guitar – Davey JohnstoneArranged By [Assistance With Backing Vocals] – Daryl Dragon*Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bruce JohnstonArranged By [Horns] – Del NewmanBacking Vocals – Billy Hinsche, Bruce Johnston, Carl Wilson, Toni TennilleEngineer – Clive FranksMellotron – 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 HazzardBass – Dave RichmondEngineer – Robin Geoffrey CableGuitar – Clive Hicks, Colin Green (2)Leader [Choir Lead By] – Barbara MooreOrgan – Brian Dee
B5 Crocodile Rock
Engineer – Ken ScottOrgan [Farfisa] – Elton John

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Printed In U.S.A.

"回-G-回" stamped in runouts denotes an MCA-Gloversville pressing.

Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray, and Nigel Olsson courtesy of The Rocket Record Company.
Nigel Olsson also courtesy of Drumork Productions.
Carl Wilson courtesy of Brother Records (3) and Warner Bros. Records.
Bruce Johnston courtesy of Equinox Inc. and RCA Records.

Pressing Plant Variation to Elton John - Greatest Hits: MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Etched): MCA 586 W9 B.D.I. 5 2 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Etched): MCA 587 W14 B.D.I 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Etched variant 2): MCA 587 W13 B.D.I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 & 2 Stamped): 回-G-回
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 160) 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