18/08/2016

Elton John "21 At 33" (1980) -Soft Rock / Pop Rock-

 Label : Mercury Records
 

01 - Chasing The Crown (Bernie Taupin & Elton John)
02 - Little Jeannie (Gary Osborne & Elton John)
03 - Sartorial Eloquence (Tom Robinson & Elton John)
04 - Two Rooms At The End Of The World (Bernie Taupin & Elton John)
05 - White Lady White Powder (Bernie Taupin & Elton John)
06 - Dear God (Gary Osborne & Elton John)
07 - Never Gonna Fall In Love Again (Tom Robinson & Elton John)
08 - Take Me Back (Gary Osborne & Elton John)
09 - Give Me The Love (Elton John & Judie Tzuke)


Produced by Clive Franks & Elton John for Frank-N-Stein Productions LTD
All Songs Written in Grasse, Cote d'Azur, August 1979
All Basic Track (except "White Lady White Powder") recording during August 1979 at Superbear Studios, Nice, France
Engineers : Patrick Jaunead & Clive Franks
Second Engineer : David Burgess
Studio Coordination : Adrian Colle. Choir on "Dear God" recorded February 1980 at Rumbo Recorders, LA; Engineer : Steve Desper; Arranged by Bruce Johnston
"White Lady White Powder" & all overdubs recorded January - March 1980 at Sunset Sound Studios, LA; Engineer : Clive Franks; Second Engineers : Peggy McReary, Stephen McManus & David Leonard
Album Mixed at Sunset Sound Studios, LA
Mastered at A&M Studios by Bernie Grundman


01 - Chasing The Crown

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Piano : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Tambourine : Victor Feldman
Backing vocals : Venette Gloud, Carmen Twillie & Stephanie Spruill

02 - Little Jeannie

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : Reggie McBride
Fender Rhodes & Yamaha CS80 : James Newton Howard
Acoustic Guitar : Richie Zito
Alto Sax & Piccolo : Jim Horn
Trumpet & Trombone : Chuck Findley
Flugelhorn : Jerry Hey
Brass Arrangement : Jim Horn
Backing vocals : Bill Champlin, Dee Murray & Max Gronenthal

03 - Sartorial Eloquence

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Piano : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Electronic Keyboards : James Newton Howard
Tambourine : Victor Feldman
Backing vocals : Venette Gloud, Carmen Twillie & Stephanie Spruill

04 - Two Rooms At The End Of The World

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Yamaha Electric Piano : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Cow Bell & Tambourine : Clive Franks
Tenor Saxophone : Jim Horn
Trumpet : Jerry Hey & Chuck Findley
Trombone : Chuck Findley
Brass Arrangements : Jim Horn
Backing vocals : Elton John

05 - White Lady White Powder

Drums : Nigel Olsson
Bass : Dee Murray
Pianos : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Richie Zito
Tambourine : Victor Feldman
Congas : Lenny Castro
Backing vocals : Don Henley, Glenn Frey & Timothy B. Schmit

06 - Dear God

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Piano : Elton John
Fender Rhodes : James Newton Howard
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Organ : David Paich
Tambourine : Clive Franks
Chorale Section on "Dear God" : Bruce Johnston, Toni Tennille, Peter Noone, Curt Becher, Jon Joyce & Joe Chemay
Chorale Vocal Section Arrangements : Bruce Johnston 
Backing vocals : Venette Gloud, Carmen Twillie & Stephanie Spruill

07 - Never Gonna Fall In Love Again

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Acoustic Guitar : Richie Zito
Fender Rhodes & Electronic Keyboards : James Newton Howard
Alto Saxophone : Richie Cannata
Backing vocals : Elton John

08 - Take Me Back

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Wurlitze Electric Piano : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Richie Zito
Tambourine : Victor Feldman
Fiddle : Byron Berline
Backing vocals : Elton John 

09 - Give Me The Love

Drums : Alvin Taylor
Bass : Reggie McBride
Piano : James Newton Howard
Overdubbed Piano : Elton John
Electric Guitar : Steve Lukather
Congas : Lenny Castro
Trumpets & Flugelhorns : Jerry Hey & Larry Hall
Tenor Sax : Larry Williams
Trombone : Bill Reichenbach
Brass Arrangement : Jerry Hey
String Arrangement : David Foster
Backing vocals : Bill Champlin, Venette Gloud & Carmen Twillie