Elton John ‎– Rock Of The Westies

Label:
MCA Records ‎– MCA-2163
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Pinckneyville Pressing
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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*Talkbox [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], Wind Chimes [Windchimes] – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano – James*
4:00
B4 Billy Bones And The White Bird
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Kiki DeeDrums [Kettle Drums], Maracas, Tambourine, Cowbell – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*
4:25

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Credits

Notes

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 (Side A Label): MCA854
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): MCA855
  • Pressing Plant ID (Stamped In Runout): ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 1): MCA 854 W4 B.D.I. ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 1): MCA-855 E-1 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 2): MCA 854 E-6 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 2): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 3): MCA-854 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 3): MCA 855 E-6 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 4): MCA-854 E-3 ARUN ◈-P-◈ II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 4): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈ 卌 卌 I
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 5): MCA-854 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈ IIII
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 5): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈ 卌 IIII
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 6): MCA 854 E-6 ◈-P-◈ II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 6): MCA 855 W5 B.D.I. ◈-P-◈ I̶I̶I̶I̶
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout variant 7): MCA-854 E-3 ARUN ◈-P-◈ IIII
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout variant 7): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈ I

Other Versions (5 of 100) 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
L.P. 2577 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(LP, Album) Mag L.P. 2577 Peru Unknown Sell This Version
314-532 432-2 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(CD, Album, Club, RE, RM) The Rocket Record Company, Island Records 314-532 432-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
44186 WESTIES CD000ZH12 - GMS Elton John Rock Of The Westies(CD, Album, RE, Dig) This Record Co. Ltd. 44186 WESTIES CD000ZH12 - GMS Italy 2019 Sell This Version
FL-2651 Elton John Rock Of The Westies(LP, Album, Unofficial) First Record FL-2651 Taiwan 1975 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.