Elton John ‎– Honky Château

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DJM Records (2) ‎– DJLPH 423, DJM Records (2) ‎– DJLPH.423
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold Sleeve
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A1 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
A2 Mellow
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano, Organ – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
A3 I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Tap Dance – "Legs" Larry Smith
A4 Susie (Dramas)
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
A5 Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*
B1 Salvation
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Larry Steel*, Liza Strike, Madeline Bell, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B2 Slave
Bass – Dee*Congas, Drums – Nigel*Guitar, Banjo – Davey*
B3 Amy
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Congas – Ray CooperDrums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
B4 Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
Bass – Dee*Mandolin, Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B5 Hercules
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Gus Dudgeon, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*Whistling [Rhino Whistle] – Gus Dudgeon

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Catalog number on sleeve: DJLPH 423
Catalog number on labels: DJLPH.423

Has text side denominators. Another near identical version has numerical denominators

Gatefold textured sleeve.
Release title on spine and labels is "Honky Chateau", without accent.
Track A5 subtitle has no comma on labels.
Credit for Elton John and Bernie Taupin is "All songs written by" on sleeve and "All compositions by" on labels.
Recorded at Strawberry Studios, France
Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London

This album is dedicated to Catherine Philippe-Gérard

Sleeve design and inner sleeve photography (with thanks to David Larkham)

Tony Hazzard by kind permission of Bronze Records Ltd.

All songs © 1972 for the world by Dick James Music Ltd.
Printed and made by Garrod and Lofthouse Ltd. Patent No. 1224339.

℗ 1972
Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): †DJLPH.423-A†
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): †DJLPH.423-B†
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Etched): A DJLPH 423 - A3 4 RAYS.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Etched): A DJLPH 423 - B3 5

Other Versions (5 of 151) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
5738307 Elton John Honky Château(LP, Album, RE, RM, 180) DJM Records (2), Mercury, UMC 5738307 USA & Europe 2017 Sell This Version
DJF 1156 Elton John Honky Château(LP, Album, RE) MusicA, DJM Records (2) DJF 1156 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 Elton John Honky Château(LP, Album, Gat) DJM Records (2), DJM Records (2) DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 UK 1972 Sell This Version
93135 Elton John Honky Château(LP, Album) UNI Records 93135 US 1972 Sell This Version
DJLPH 423 Elton John Honky Château(LP, Album) DJM Records (2) DJLPH 423 UK 1972 Sell This Version

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VinylKnights

January 14, 2013
I have a copy of this LP that matches everything of this release exactly including matrix/runouts except the printer is different - West Brothers Printers Ltd, not Garrod & Lofthouse, should I add a new release, or edit this release changing the printed by credit