Chronicles

Chronicles

by Elton John
     
 

While Island's three-disc Elton John Chronicles box may offer little of interest to longtime fans, listeners who have never explored the artist's work outside of his many "greatest-hits" collections might want to give this affordable repackaging of three of his most beloved records a good listen. Consisting of remastered versions of…  See more details below

Overview

While Island's three-disc Elton John Chronicles box may offer little of interest to longtime fans, listeners who have never explored the artist's work outside of his many "greatest-hits" collections might want to give this affordable repackaging of three of his most beloved records a good listen. Consisting of remastered versions of his 1970 self-titled breakthrough, Madman Across the Water, and Tumbleweed Connection, Chronicles represents the peak of Elton John and Bernie Taupin's golden years.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/27/2005
Label:
Island
UPC:
0602498306291
catalogNumber:
000494502

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Your Song
  2. I Need You to Turn To
  3. Take Me to the Pilot
  4. No Shoe Strings on Louise
  5. First Episode at Hienton
  6. Sixty Years On
  7. Border Song
  8. The Greatest Discovery
  9. The Cage
  10. The King Must Die
  11. Bad Side of the Moon
  12. Grey Seal
  13. Rock 'N' Roll Madonna

Disc 2

  1. Ballad of a Well-Known Gun
  2. Come Down in Time
  3. Country Comfort
  4. Son of Your Father
  5. My Father's Gun
  6. Where to Now St. Peter?
  7. Love Song
  8. Amoreena
  9. Talking Old Soldiers
  10. Burn Down the Mission
  11. Into the Old Man's Shoes
  12. Madman Across the Water

Disc 3

  1. Tiny Dancer
  2. Levon
  3. Razor Face
  4. Madman Across the Water
  5. Indian Sunset
  6. Holiday Inn
  7. Rotten Peaches
  8. All the Nasties
  9. Goodbye

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Elton John   Primary Artist,Piano,Harpsichord,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals
Rick Wakeman   Organ
Dusty Springfield   Background Vocals
Chris Spedding   Electric Guitar,Slide Guitar
Terry Steele   Background Vocals
Madeline Bell   Background Vocals
Lesley Duncan   Background Vocals
Herbie Flowers   Electric Bass,Bass Guitar
Tony Hazzard   Background Vocals
Davey Johnstone   Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin,Sitar
Paul Buckmaster   Cello,Soloist
Tony Burrows   Background Vocals
B.J. Cole   Steel Guitar
Ray Cooper   Percussion,Tambourine
Terry Cox   Drums
Ian Duck   Harmonica
Mike Egan   Acoustic Guitar
Jack Emblow   Accordion
Kay Garner   Background Vocals
Dave Glover   Bass,Bass Guitar
Colin Green   Guitar,spanish guitar
Roland Harker   Guitar
Clive Hicks   Acoustic Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,12-string Guitar
Gordon Huntley   Steel Guitar
Karl Jenkins   Oboe
Skaila Kanga   Harp
Robert Kirby   Choir Director
Chris Laurence   Acoustic Bass
Barry Morgan   Drums
Dee Murray   Bass,Bass Guitar,Background Vocals
Tex Navarra   Percussion
Brian Odgers   Bass
Nigel Olsson   Drums,Background Vocals
Roger Pope   Percussion,Drums
Caleb Quaye   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Dave Richmond   Bass Guitar
Barry St. John   Background Vocals
Liza Strike   Background Vocals
Thatcher   Acoustic Guitar,Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Alan Weighall   Bass Guitar
Diana Lewis   Moog Synthesizer,ARP
Johnny Van Derek   Violin
Hurdie   Bass Guitar
Barbara Moore   Choir Master

Technical Credits

Elton John   Composer
Lesley Duncan   Composer
Paul Buckmaster   Arranger
Robin Geoffrey Cable   Engineer
Gus Dudgeon   Producer,Liner Notes
Jimmy Hoff   Sleeve Producer
Bernie Taupin   Composer
John Tobler   Liner Notes
David Larkham   Art Direction,Cover Design

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