20/03/2015

Elton John "Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player" (1972)



Label : MCA Records / DJM Records / Rocket Records


01 - Daniel (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
02 - Teacher I Need You (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
03 - Elderberry Wine (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
04 - Blues For My Baby And Me (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
05 - Midnight Creeper (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
06 - Have Mercy On The Criminal (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
07 - I'm Gonna Be A Teenage Idol (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
08 - Texan Love Song (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
09 - Crocodile Rock (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
10 - High Flying Bird (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)

Bonus Tracks

11 - Screw You (Young Man's Blues) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
12 - Jack Rabbit (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
13 - Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
14 - Skyline Pigeon (Piano Version) 3:53 (Elton John & Bernie Taupin) 


"Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player" Starring :
Elton John
With
Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray & Nigel Olsson
Orchestral Arrangements by Paul Buckmaster
Lyrics by Bernie Taupin
Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Ken Scott
Recorded at Strawberry Studios, France
Co-ordinated by Steve Brown
Remixed at Trident Studios, London


01 - Daniel

Electric Piano & Flute Mellotron : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums & Maracas : Nigel Olsson
A.R.P. Synthesizer : Ken Scott
Acoustic Guitar & Banjo : Davey Johnstone

02 - Teacher I Need You

Piano & Mellotron : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Acoustic Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Backing vocals : Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson & Davey Johnstone

03 - Elderberry Wine

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Electric Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Brass Arrangement : Gus Dudgeon
Trombone : Jacques Bolognesi
Trumpet : Ivan Julien
Saxophones : Jean-Louis Chautemps & Alain Hatot

04 - Blues For My Baby And Me

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Sitar : Davey Johnstone
Orchestral Arrangement : Paul Buckmaster

05 - Midnight Creeper

Electric Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Electric Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Brass Arrangement : Gus Dudgeon
Trombone : Jacques Bolognesi
Trumpet : Ivan Julien
Saxophones : Jean-Louis Chautemps & Alain Hatot

06 - Have Mercy On The Criminal

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Electric Guitar : Davey Johnstone
Orchestral Arrangement : Paul Buckmaster

07 - I'm Gonna Be A Teenage Idol

Piano & Leslie Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Electric & Acoustic Guitars : Davey Johnstone
Backing vocals : Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson & Davey Johnstone
Brass Arrangement : Gus Dudgeon
Trombone : Jacques Bolognesi
Trumpet : Ivan Julien
Saxophones : Jean-Louis Chautemps & Alain Hatot

08 - Texan Love Song

Acoustic Guitar & Mandolin : Davey Johnstone
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Harmonium : Elton John

09 - Crocodile Rock

Piano & Farfisa Organ : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Electric Guitar : Davey Johnstone

10 - High Flying Bird

Piano : Elton John
Bass : Dee Murray
Drums : Nigel Olsson
Leslie & Acoustic Guitars : Davey Johnstone
Backing vocals : Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson & Davey Johnstone

11 - Screw You (Young Man's Blues)

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12 - Jack Rabbit

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13 - Whenever You're Ready (We'll Go Steady Again)

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14 - Skyline Pigeon

Piano Version