12/06/2017

Elton John "Greatest Hits 1978.1986" (1992) -Pop Rock / Soft Rock / Blue-Eyed Soul / Westcoast Rock-



Label : MCA Records


01 - I'm Still Standing (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
02 - Mama Can't Buy You Love (LeRoy Bell & Casey James)
03 - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
04 - Little Jeannie (Elton John & Gary Osborne)
05 - Blue Eyes (Elton John & Gary Osborne)
06 - Don't Go Breaking My Heart (Ann Orson & Carte Blanche)
07 - Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
08 - Kiss The Bride (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
09 - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues (Elton John, Bernie Taupin & Davey Johnstone)
10 - Who Wears These Shoes? (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
11 - Sad Songs (Say To Much) (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)
12 - Wrap Her Up (Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Charlie Morgan, Paul Wetstwood, Davey Johnstone & Fred Mandel)
13 - Nikita (Elton John & Bernie Taupin)


Compiled & Coordinated by Andy McKaie
Elton John : Lead vocals & Keyboards


01 - I'm Still Standing

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., June 26, 1983
Davey Johnstone : Guitar & Backing vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Backing vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Backing vocals
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price

02 - Mama Can't Buy You Love

Recorded Seattle, WA, 1977
Mixed January 25, 1979, London, England
Thom Bell : Keyboards
Bobby Eli & Tony Bell : Guitars
Casey Jones & Leroy M. Bell : Guitar Overdubs
Bob Babbitt : Bass
Charles Collins : Drums
Larry Washington : Percussion
M.F.S.B. : Strings & Horns
The Spinners : Backing vocals
Arranged, Conducted & Produced by Thom Bell
Remixed by Elton John & Clive Franks for Frank-N-Stein Productions

03 - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

Recorded Toronto, Canada
Strings Recorded Los Angeles, CA, March 1976
Kenny Passarelli : Bass
James Newton Howard : Electric Piano
Ray Cooper : Vibes & Accordion
Strings Arranged & Conducted by James Newton Howard
Produced by Gus Dudgeon

04 - Little Jeannie

Basic Tracks Recorded Nice, France, August 1979
Overdubs Los Angeles, CA, March 1980
Nigel Olsson : Drums
Reggie McBride : Bass
Rhythm Ace : Itself
James Newton Howard : Fender Rhodes & Yamaha CS80
Richie Zito : Acoustic Guitars
Jim Horn : Alto Sax & Piccolo
Chuck Findley : Trumpet & Trombone
Jerry Hey : Flugelhorn
Jim Horn : Brass Arrangement
Elton John : Backing vocals
End Backing vocals : Bill Champlin, Dee Murray & Max Gronenthal
Produced by Elton John & Clive Franks for Fran-N-Stein Productions

05 - Blue Eyes

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., February, 1982
James Newton Howard : Synthesizer & Electric Piano
Dee Murray : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Richie Zito : Guitars
Strings & Brass Arranged by James Newton Howard
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price

06 - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Recorded Toronto, Canada, May, 1976
Kiki Dee : Vocals
Kenny Passarelli : Bass
Roger Pope : Drums
Davey Johnstone : Electric Guitars
James Newton Howard : Electric Piano & Orchestral Arrangements
Produced by Gus Dudgeon

07 - Empty Garden (Hey, Hey Johnny)

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., April 12, 1982
James Newton Howard : Synthesizer & Electric Piano
Dee Murray : Bass
Jeff Porcaro : Drums
Richie Zito : Guitars
Strings & Brass Arranged by James Newton Howard
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price

08 - Kiss The Bride

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., September, 1982
Davey Johnstone : Guitar & Backing vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Backing vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Backing vocals
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price

09 - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., March 7, 1983
Davey Johnstone : Guitar & Backing vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Backing vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Backing vocals
Stevie Wonder : Harmonica
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Bill Price

10 - Who Wears These Shoes?

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., January 3, 1984
Davey Johnstone : Guitar & Backing vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Backing vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Backing vocals
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Renate

11 - Sad Songs (Say To Much)

Recorded Montserrat, B.W.I., April 19, 1984
Davey Johnstone : Guitar & Backing vocals
Dee Murray : Bass & Backing vocals
Nigel Olsson : Drums & Backing vocals
Produced by Chris Thomas
Recorded by Renate

12 - Wrap Her Up

Recorded Berskshire, England, November 20, 1985
George Michael : Vocals
Charlie Morgan : Drums
Paul Westwood : Bass
Davey Johnstone : Electric Guitar
Fred Mandel : Keyboards & Synthesizers
Onward International Horns (Arranged by David Bitelli & Gus Dudheon) :
David Bitelli : Tenor Sax & Baritone Sax
Paul Spong : Trumpets
Raul D'Oliveira : Trumpets
Rick Taylor : Trombone
Phil Todd : Alto Sax
Strings Arranged by James Newton Howard
Backing vocals : Kiki Dee, Katie Kissoon, Pete Wingfield & Davey Johnstone
Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Stuart Epps

13 - Nikita

Recorded Berskshire, England, November, 1985
Elton John : Vocal Synthesizer
Dave Mattacks : Drums
David Paton : Bass
Nik Kersouw : Guitar
Fred Mandel : Synthesizers
George Michael, Davey Johnstone & Elton John : Backing vocals
Produced by Gus Dudgeon
Engineered by Stuart Epps