Elton John ‎– Rock Of The Westies

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MCA Records ‎– MCA-2163
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A1 Medley (Yell Help / Wednesday Night / Ugly)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, LaBelleElectric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Harpsichord – James*Tambourine, Cowbell, Percussion [Jawbone], Congas – Ray*
6:30
A2 Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeClavinet – James*Electric Guitar – Caleb*Performer [Voice Bag], Guitar – Davey*
3:25
A3 Island Girl
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas, Tambourine, Marimba – Ray*Guitar [Ovation], Slide Guitar, Electric Guitar, Banjo – Davey*Synthesizer [Arp], Soloist, Mellotron – James*
3:45
A4 Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Backing Vocals – Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCastanets, Tambourine, Bell Tree, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*
4:45
A5 I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Guitar, Soloist – Davey*Tambourine, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray*
5:30
B1 Street Kids
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas, Tambourine – Ray*Rhythm Guitar [Electric] – Caleb*, Davey*Slide Guitar – Davey*Soloist, Lead Guitar – Caleb*
6:30
B2 Hard Luck Story
Backing Vocals – Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano – James*
5:05
B3 Feed Me
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Clive Franks, Davey*, Kiki DeeCongas, Shaker, Vibraphone [Vibes], Chimes [Windchimes] – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano – James*
4:00
B4 Billy Bones And The White Bird
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Kiki DeeElectric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Percussion [Kettle Drums], Maracas, Tambourine, Cowbell – Ray*
4:25

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Recorded at Caribou, Studios, Colorado
Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London
This album is dedicated to Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray.

Thanks once again to all at the Guercios, the ladies who cook and clean at the ranch, Bob the piano-tuner, LaBelle, and Arun for mastering in his inimitable way.

All songs copyright ©1975 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd., London England
except B2 copyright ©1974 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd., London England
except A1 ©1975 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd. / ROCKET MUSIC, Ltd. London England
Sale selling agent BIG PIG MUSIC, LTD. and LEEDS MUSIC CORPORATION for the entire world (except United Kingdom and Erie)
except A1 BIG PIG MUSIC, LTD., LEEDS MUSIC CORPORATION and YELLOW DOG MUSIC, INC. for the entire world (except United Kingdom and Erie)

Issued with printed inner cardboard sleeve & a lyric insert

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 1): MCA 854 W4 B.D.I. ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 1): MCA-855 E-1 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 2): MCA 854 E-6 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 2): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 3): MCA-854 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 3): MCA 855 E-6 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 4): MCA-854 E-3 ARUN ◈-P-◈ II
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 4): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈ 卌 卌 I

Other Versions (5 of 75) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DJLPH 464 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(LP, Album) DJM Records (2) DJLPH 464 UK 1975 Sell This Version
MCA-2163 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(LP, Album) MCA Records MCA-2163 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
EPC 32462 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(LP, Album, RE) Epic, DJM Records (2) EPC 32462 Spain 1984 Sell This Version
EJCOLCD-1975/01 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Not On Label (Elton John) EJCOLCD-1975/01 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
832 018-2 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(CD, Album, RE) DJM Records (2) 832 018-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

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majewda

majewda

November 18, 2018
Anyone know the approx. value if it's sealed? I have a copy from 1975 that's sealed and am looking to sell
lynjensen

lynjensen

April 9, 2018
My version doesn't have the "P" and the diamond-shaped etchings or stampings, as far as I can tell, and I've looked very close.