20/02/2015

Elton John "Honky Château" (1972)



Label : DJM Records


01 - Honky Cat (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
02 - Mellow (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
03 - I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
04 - Susie (Dramas) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
05 - Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
06 - Salvation (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
07 - Slave (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
08 - Amy (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
09 - Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
10 - Hercules (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)


Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Ken Scott
Co-ordinated by Steve Brown
Recorded at Strawberry Studios, France
Re-mixed at Trudell Studios, London


01 - Honky Cat

Electric & Acoustic Pianos : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Banjo : Davey Johnstone
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Trombone : Jacques Bolognesi
Trumpet : Ivan Jullien
Saxophones : Jean Louis Chautemps & Alain Hatot
Brass Arrangement : Gus Dudgeon

02 - Mellow

Piano & Organ : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Tambourine : Nigel Olsson
Electric Violin : Jean Luc Ponty

03 - Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself

Piano : Elton John
Bass & Backing vocals : Dee Murray
Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Backing vocals : Nigel Olsson 
Tap Dance : "Legs" Larry Smith

04 - Susie (Dramas)

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums & Percussion : Nigel Olsson
Guitars : Davey Johnstone

05 - Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)

Piano : Elton John
Bass & Backing vocals : Dee Murray
Guitar & Backing vocals : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Backing vocals : Nigel Olsson
A.R.P. Synthesizer : David Henschel

06 - Salvation

Piano : Elton John
Bass & Backing vocals : Dee Murray
Guitar & Backing vocals : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Backing vocals : Nigel Olsson
Additional Backing vocals : Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Larry Steel & Tony Hazzard

07 - Slave

Bass : Dee Murray
Guitars & Banjo : Davey Johnstone
Congas & Drums : Nigel Olsson

08 - Amy

Piano : Elton John
Bass & Backing vocals : Dee Murray
Guitar & Backing vocals : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Backing vocals : Nigel Olsson
Electric Violin : Jean Luc Ponty
Congas : Ray Cooper

09 - Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Mandolins & Guitar : Davey Johnstone

10 - Hercules

Piano : Elton John
Bass & Backing vocals : Dee Murray
Guitar & Backing vocals : Davey Johnstone
Drums & Backing vocals : Nigel Olsson
Rhino Whistle : Gus Dudgeon
A.R.P. Synthesizer : David Henschel
Additional Backing vocals : Gus Dudgeon & Tony Hazzard