Elton John ‎– Greatest Hits

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DJM Records (2) ‎– DJLPH 442, DJM Records (2) ‎– DJLPH.442
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A1 Your Song
Acoustic Guitar – Frank ClarkArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dave RichmondGuitar – Colin Green (2)Piano – Elton*Twelve-String Guitar – Clive Hicks
4:00
A2 Daniel
Banjo, Acoustic Guitar – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums, Maracas – Nigel*Electric Piano, Mellotron – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – Ken Scott
3:53
A3 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
5:12
A4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Del NewmanBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar [Leslie], Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*
3:15
A5 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
4:55
B1 Rocket Man
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar [Leslie], Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Hentschel
4:42
B2 Candle In The Wind
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Electric Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*
3:48
B3 Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
Arranged 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 TennilleBass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Davey*Mellotron – David HentschelPiano – Elton*Tambourine, Bells – Ray*
5:35
B4 Border Song
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Paul BuckmasterBass – Dave RichmondChoir [Backing Vocals] – Kay Garner, Leslie Duncan*, Madeline Bell, Roger Cook, Tony Burrows, Tony HazzardChoir [Lead By] – Barbara MooreGuitar – Clive Hicks, Colin Green (2)Organ – Brian DeePiano – Elton*
3:56
B5 Crocodile Rock
Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Guitar – Davey*Piano, Organ [Farfisa] – Elton*
3:56

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Dick James Music Limited Tracks A1 to B2, B4, B5
Big Pig Music Limited track B3

© ℗1974 This Record Co. Ltd

Made in England.
Issued in a single sleeve and with a thick card lyric inner sleeve.
This is a CBS pressed issue, printed by Gothic Print Finishers Ltd.. There is another pressing where the vinyl appears a translucent purple colour when held up to a bright light, this is due too the vinyl formula used when pressed by Tranco Limited
This issue has a different label layout to this other UK version Greatest Hits

Please Note: Both runout matrices have a scratched out 'S' within them:
Side A - DJLPS⃥H 442-A4 ARUN CE
Side B - DJLPS⃥H 442 - B - 5 DA

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label matrix, A-side): †DJLPH.442-A†
  • Matrix / Runout (Label matrix, B-side): †DJLPH.442-B†
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, etched, variant 1): DJLPS⃥H 442-A4 ARUN CE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, etched, variant 1): DJLPS⃥H 442 - B - 5 DA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, etched, variant 2): DJLP SH 442-A4 ARUN C D G
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, etched, variant 2): DJLP SH 442-B5 AA

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

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