20/03/2015

Elton John "Blue Moves" (1976)


 Label : MCA Records / Rocket Records


01 - Your Starter For... (Caleb Quaye)
02 - Tonight (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
03 - One Horse Town (Elton John, James Newton Howard & Bernie Taupin) 
04 - Chameleon (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
05 - Boogie Pilgrim (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Caleb Quaye & Bernie Taupin)
06 - Cage The Songbird (Elton John, Davey Johnstone & Bernie Taupin) 
07 - Crazy Water (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
08 - Shoulder Holster (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
09 - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
10 - Out Of The Blue (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
11 - Between Seventeen And Twenty (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Caleb Quaye & Bernie Taupin)
12 - The Wide-Eyed And Laughing (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, James Newton Howard, Caleb Quaye & Bernie Taupin)
13 - Someone's Final Song (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
14 - Where's The Shoorah? (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
15 - If There's A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?) (Elton John, Davey Johnstone & Bernie Taupin) 
16 - Idol (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
17 - Theme From A Non-Existent TV Series (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
18 - Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance!) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)

 
Basic Tracks Throughout Recorded at Eastern Sound, Toronto, Canada
Engineered by Gus Dudgeon & John Stewart
Entire Album Remixed at Marquee Studios, London
Engineered by Phil Dunne & Gus Dudgeon
Produced by Gus Dudgeon


The Elton John Band :

Ray Cooper
Davey Johnstone
James Newton-Howard
Kenny Passarelli
Roger Pope
Caleb Quaye


01 - Your Starter For... 

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Acoustic Guitars : Caleb Quaye
Mandolins : Davey Johnstone
Glockenspiel & Marimba : Ray Cooper
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard

02 - Tonight

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
London Symphony Orchestra Arranged & Conducted by James Newton-Howard
And recorded at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London
Engineer  : John Kurlander

03 - One Horse Town

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone & Caleb Quaye (Solo Caleb)
Electric Piano & Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Gong, Tambourine, Vibes & Tubular Bells : Ray Cooper
Strings : The Marlyn Ford Orchestra (Leader Richard Studt)
Arranged & Conducted by Paul Buckmaster
Recorded at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London
Cello Solo : Michael Hurwitz
Engineer  : John Kurlander

04 - Chameleon

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Acoustic & Electric Guitars : Caleb Caye
Vibes & Shaker : Ray Cooper
Backing vocals : Bruce Johnston, Toni Tennille, Curt Becher, Jon Joyce, Cindy Bullens, Ron Hicklin & Gene Morford
Arranged by Bruce Johnston
Recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California
Engineers : Gus Dudgeon & Earl Mankey

05 - Boogie Pilgrim

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Slide Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Organ : James Newton Howard
Tambourine : Ray Cooper
Horn Section : The Brecker Bros : Randy & Michael Brecker with Barry Rogers & David Sanborn
Backing vocals : The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist & Southern Californian Choir 
Directed by Rev. James Cleveland
Horn Section & Backing vocals Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett

06 - Cage The Songbird

Piano : Elton John
Acoustic Guitars : Davey Johnstone & Caleb Quaye
Dulcimer : Davey Johnstone
Synthesizer & Mellotron : James Newton Howard
Triangle, Finger Cymbals, Bell Tree & Shaker : Ray Cooper
Backing vocals : David Crosby & Graham Nash
Recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California
Engineers : Gus Dudgeon & Earl Mankey

07 - Crazy Water

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone & Caleb Quaye
Clarinet : James Newton Howard
Congas & Tambourine : Ray Cooper
Backing vocals : Toni Tennille, Jon Joyce, Cindy Bullens, Ron Hicklin, Gene Morford & Bruce Johnston
Arranged by Daryl Dragon
Recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California
Engineers : Gus Dudgeon & Earl Mankey

08 - Shoulder Holster

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Tambourine : Ray Cooper
Horn Section : The Brecker Bros : Randy & Michael Brecker with Barry Rogers & David Sanborn
Sax Solo : David Sanborn
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett

09 - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Electric Piano : James Newton Howard
Vibes : Ray Cooper
Accordion : Carl Fortina
Strings Arranged & Conducted by James Newton-Howard at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett

10 - Out Of The Blue

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone & Caleb Quaye (Solo Caleb)
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard

11 - Between Seventeen And Twenty

Vocal : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Electric Guitars : Caleb Quaye
Organ : James Newton Howard
Congas, Tambourine & Shaker : Ray Cooper

12 - The Wide Eyed And Laughing

Vocal : Elton John
Sitars : Davey Johnstone
6 & 12 String Acoustic Guitars : Caleb Quaye
Bass : Kenny Passarelli
Drums : Roger Pope
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Rototoms : Ray Cooper
Backing vocals : David Crosby & Graham Nash
Recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California
Engineers : Gus Dudgeon & Earl Mankey

13 - Someone's Final Song

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Electric Piano & Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Backing vocals : Bruce Johnston, Toni Tennille, Curt Becher, Clark Burroughs & Joe Chemay
Arranged by Bruce Johnston & Curt Becher
Recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California
Engineers : Gus Dudgeon & Earl Mankey

14 - Wheres's The Shoorah?

Piano, Harmonium & Vocals : Elton John
Backing vocals : The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist & Southern California Community Choir  
Directed by Rev. James Cleveland
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett

15 - If There"s A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli 
Drums : Roger Pope
Sitars : Davey Johnstone
Electric Guitars : Davey Johnstone & Caleb Quaye (Solo Caleb)
Organ : James Newton Howard
Congas & Tambourine : Ray Cooper
Strings : The Martyn Ford Orchestra (Leader Richard Studt)
Arranged & Conducted by Paul Buckmaster
Recorded at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London
Engineer : John Kurlander

16 - Idol

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli 
Drums : Roger Pope
Horn Section : The Brecker Bros : Randy & Michael Brecker with Barry Rogers & David Sanborn
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett

17 - Theme From A Nonexistent TV Series

Electric Harpsichord : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli 
Drums : Roger Pope
Acoustic Guitars : Caleb Quaye
Electric Piano & Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Glockenspiel & Marimba : Ray Cooper

18 - Bite Your Lip (Get up And Dance!)

Piano & Vocals : Elton John
Bass : Kenny Passarelli 
Drums : Roger Pope
Slide Guitar & Solo : Davey Johnstone
Electric Guitars : Caleb Quaye
Synthesizer : James Newton Howard
Congas : Ray Cooper
Backing vocals : The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist & Southern California Community Choir  
Directed by Rev. James Cleveland
Strings : The Gene Page Strings (Leader Harry Bluestone)
Arranged & Conducted by James Newton Howard
Backing vocals & Strings Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Engineer : Mark Howlett