Elton John - Blue Moves

Artist:
Elton John
Category:
Name:
Blue Moves
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: The Rocket Record Company ‎– 1C 188-98 293/94, EMI Electrola ‎– 1C 188-98 293/94, The Rocket Record Company ‎– 1C 188-98293/94, EMI Electrola ‎– 1C 188-98293/94
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Germany
Date of released: Oct 1976
Category: Rock
Style: Pop Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Your Starter For...
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*Bass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Glockenspiel, Marimba – Ray*Mandolin – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer – James*Written-By – Caleb Quaye
1:25
A2 Tonight
Arranged By, Conductor – James Newton-Howard*Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Orchestra] – John KurlanderWritten-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
8:02
A3 One Horse Town
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Paul BuckmasterBass – Kenny*Cello, Soloist – Michael HurwitzDrums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Davey*Electric Guitar, Soloist – Caleb*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Gong, Tambourine, Vibraphone, Bells [Tubular] – Ray*Leader [Martyn Ford Orchestra] – Richard StudtPiano – Elton*Recorded By [Orchestra] – John KurlanderStrings – The Martyn Ford OrchestraWritten-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin, James Newton-Howard*
5:47
A4 Chameleon
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bruce JohnstonBacking Vocals – Bruce Johnston, Cindy Bullens, Curt Becher, Gene Morford, Jon Joyce, Ron Hicklin, Toni TennilleBass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonVibraphone, Shaker – Ray*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
5:27
B1 Boogie Pilgrim
Backing Vocals – The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist And Southern California ChoirBass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Guitar [Slide] – Davey*Horns – Barry Rogers, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker, Randy BreckerLeader [Choir] – Rev. James ClevelandOrgan – James*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Horn Section And Backing Vocals] – Mark HowlettTambourine – Ray*Written-By – Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Elton John & Bernie Taupin
6:03
B2 Cage The Songbird (For Edith Piaf)
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Backing Vocals – David Crosby, Graham NashDulcimer – Davey*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonSynthesizer, Mellotron – James*Triangle, Cymbal [Finger], Bell Tree, Shaker – Ray*Written-By – Davey Johnstone, Elton John & Bernie Taupin
3:28
B3 Crazy Water
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Daryl DragonArranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Paul BuckmasterBacking Vocals – Bruce Johnston, Cindy Bullens, Gene Morford, Jon Joyce, Ron Hicklin, Toni TennilleBass – Kenny*Brass, Strings – The Martyn Ford OrchestraClavinet – James*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Leader [Brass, Strings] – Richard StudtPiano – Elton*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonRecorded By [Brass, Strings] – John KurlanderTambourine, Congas – Ray*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
5:42
B4 Shoulder Holster
Bass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Horns – Barry Rogers, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker, Randy BreckerPiano – Elton*Recorded By [Horn Section] – Mark HowlettSaxophone, Soloist – David SanbornTambourine – Ray*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
4:20
C1 Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Accordion – Carl FortinaArranged By [Strings & Accordion], Conductor – James Newton-Howard*Bass – Kenny*Electric Piano – James*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Strings & Accordion] – Mark HowlettVibraphone – Ray*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
3:43
C2 Out Of The Blue
Bass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Davey*Electric Guitar, Soloist – Caleb*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer – James*Tambourine, Congas – Ray*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
6:10
C3 Between Seventeen And Twenty
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bruce Johnston, Curt BecherBacking Vocals – Bruce Johnston, Cindy Bullens, Curt Becher, Joe Chemay, Jon JoyceBass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Caleb*Mandolin – Davey*Organ – James*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonTambourine, Congas, Shaker – Ray*Written-By – Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Elton John & Bernie Taupin
5:10
C4 The Wide-eyed And Laughing
Acoustic Guitar [6 & 12-string] – Caleb*Backing Vocals – David Crosby, Graham NashPercussion [Rototoms] – Ray*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonSitar – Davey*Synthesizer – James*Written-By – Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Elton John & Bernie Taupin, James Newton-Howard*
3:20
C5 Someone's Final Song
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Bruce Johnston, Curt BecherBacking Vocals – Bruce Johnston, Clark Burroughs, Curt Becher, Joe Chemay, Toni TennilleElectric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Earl Mankey*, Gus DudgeonWritten-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
4:00
D1 Where's The Shoorah?
Backing Vocals – The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist And Southern California ChoirBass – Kenny*Leader [Choir] – Rev. James ClevelandPiano, Harmonium – Elton*Recorded By [Backing Vocals] – Mark HowlettWritten-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
4:30
D2 If There's A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Paul BuckmasterBass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Davey*Electric Guitar, Soloist – Caleb*Leader [Martyn Ford Orchestra] – Richard StudtOrgan – James*Piano – Elton*Recorded By [Orchestra] – John KurlanderStrings – The Martyn Ford OrchestraTambourine, Congas – Ray*Written-By – Davey Johnstone, Elton John & Bernie Taupin
4:20
D3 Idol
Bass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Horns – Barry Rogers, David Sanborn, Michael Brecker, Randy BreckerPiano – Elton*Recorded By [Horns] – Mark HowlettWritten-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
4:10
D4 Theme From A Non-Existent TV Series
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*Bass – Kenny*Drums – Roger*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Glockenspiel, Marimba – Ray*Harpsichord [Electric] – Elton*Mandolin – Davey*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
1:20
D5 Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance!)
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor – James Newton-Howard*Backing Vocals – The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist And Southern California ChoirBass – Kenny*Congas – Ray*Drums – Roger*Electric Guitar – Caleb*Guitar [Slide], Soloist – Davey*Leader [Choir] – Rev. James ClevelandLeader [Gene Page Strings] – Harry BluestonePiano – Elton*Recorded By [Backing Vocals & Strings] – Mark HowlettStrings – The Gene Page Strings*Synthesizer – James*Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin
6:37

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sackville Productions Ltd.
  • Record Company – EMI Electrola GmbH
  • Printed By – 4P Nicolaus GmbH
  • Recorded At – Eastern Sound
  • Recorded At – EMI Studios
  • Recorded At – Sunset Sound Recorders
  • Mixed At – Marquee Studios
  • Recorded At – Brother Studio, Santa Monica

Credits

  • Art Direction – David Costa
  • Art Direction [Coordinator In Los Angeles] – David Larkham
  • Artwork By [Cover Painting] – Patrick Procktor
  • Engineer [Basic Tracks] – Gus Dudgeon, John Stewart*
  • Engineer [Remix] – Gus Dudgeon, Phil Dunne
  • Lyrics By – Bernie Taupin
  • Mastered By [Cutting Engineer] – Arun Chakraverty
  • Photography By – David Nutter
  • Producer – Gus Dudgeon

Notes

Gatefold sleeve with lyrics on inner sleeves.

Basic tracks recorded at Eastern Sound, Toronto, Canada,
Entire album remixed at Marquee Studios, London
Orchestra tracks A2, A3, B3, D2 recorded at EMI Studios, Abbey Road, London;
Backing Vocals tracks A4, B2, B3, C3, C4, C5 recorded at Brother Studio, Santa Monica, California;
Horn Section tracks B1, B4, D3, Backing Vocals track B1, B4, D1, D3, D4, and Strings C1, D4 recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles

On labels:
MADE IN GERMANY
℗ 1976

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 1 C 188-98 293 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 1 C 188-98 293 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side C): 1 C 188-98 294 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side D): 1 C 188-98 294 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A, Stamped): 98 293 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B, Stamped): 98 293 B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C, Stamped): 98 294 A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D, Stamped): 98 294 B-2
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 3053

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ROSP 1, OC 158-98 293/4 Elton John Blue Moves ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) The Rocket Record Company, The Rocket Record Company ROSP 1, OC 158-98 293/4 UK 1976
5C 152-98 293/4 Elton John Blue Moves ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) The Rocket Record Company 5C 152-98 293/4 Netherlands 1976
6650 005 Elton John Blue Moves ‎(2xLP, Album) The Rocket Record Company 6650 005 France 1976
ROLL 11 Elton John Blue Moves ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) EMI ROLL 11 Barbados 1976
2C 462-98293 Elton John Blue Moves ‎(Cass, Album) The Rocket Record Company 2C 462-98293 France 1976

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