Elton John - Rock Of The Westies
Rock
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-2163
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Date of released: Oct 1975
Category: Rock
Style: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Elton John
Album's name: Rock Of The Westies
ZIP archive size: 1655

Elton John - Rock Of The Westies


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Medley (Yell Help / Wednesday Night / Ugly)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, LaBelleElectric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Harpsichord – James*Tambourine, Cowbell, Percussion [Jawbone], Congas – Ray*
6:30
A2 Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeClavinet – James*Electric Guitar – Caleb*Performer [Voice Bag], Guitar – Davey*
3:25
A3 Island Girl
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas, Tambourine, Marimba – Ray*Guitar [Ovation], Slide Guitar, Electric Guitar, Banjo – Davey*Synthesizer [Arp], Soloist, Mellotron – James*
3:45
A4 Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Backing Vocals – Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCastanets, Tambourine, Bell Tree, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*
4:45
A5 I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Guitar, Soloist – Davey*Tambourine, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray*
5:30
B1 Street Kids
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas, Tambourine – Ray*Rhythm Guitar [Electric] – Caleb*, Davey*Slide Guitar – Davey*Soloist, Lead Guitar – Caleb*
6:30
B2 Hard Luck Story
Backing Vocals – Caleb*, Davey*, Kenny*, Kiki DeeCongas – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano – James*
5:05
B3 Feed Me
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb*, Clive Franks, Davey*, Kiki DeeCongas, Shaker, Vibraphone [Vibes], Chimes [Windchimes] – Ray*Electric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano – James*
4:00
B4 Billy Bones And The White Bird
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Kiki DeeElectric Guitar – Caleb*, Davey*Electric Piano, Synthesizer – James*Percussion [Kettle Drums], Maracas, Tambourine, Cowbell – Ray*
4:25

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – MCA Records
  • Distributed By – Pye Records (Sales) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – This Record Co. Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – This Record Co. Ltd.
  • Made By – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Big Pig Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Rocket Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Leeds Music Corp.
  • Published By – Yellow Dog Music, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Caribou Ranch
  • Remixed At – Trident Studios
  • Pressed By – MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville

Credits

  • Art Direction – David Larkham
  • Bass – Kenny Passarelli
  • Design – David Larkham
  • Drums – Roger Pope
  • Engineer – Jeff Guercio
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Mark Guercio
  • Mastered By – Arun*
  • Photography By – Terry O'Neill
  • Piano, Vocals – Elton John
  • Producer – Gus Dudgeon
  • Remix – Gus Dudgeon, Nick Bradford, Phil Dunne
  • Written-By – Ann Orson / Carte Blanche* (tracks: B2), Davey Johnstone (tracks: A1), Elton John & Bernie Taupin (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B4)

Notes

Recorded at Caribou, Studios, Colorado
Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London
This album is dedicated to Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray.

Thanks once again to all at the Guercios, the ladies who cook and clean at the ranch, Bob the piano-tuner, LaBelle, and Arun for mastering in his inimitable way.

All songs copyright ©1975 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd., London England
except B2 copyright ©1974 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd., London England
except A1 ©1975 BIG PIG MUSIC, Ltd. / ROCKET MUSIC, Ltd. London England
Sale selling agent BIG PIG MUSIC, LTD. and LEEDS MUSIC CORPORATION for the entire world (except United Kingdom and Erie)
except A1 BIG PIG MUSIC, LTD., LEEDS MUSIC CORPORATION and YELLOW DOG MUSIC, INC. for the entire world (except United Kingdom and Erie)

Issued with printed inner cardboard sleeve & a lyric insert

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 1): MCA 854 W4 B.D.I. ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 1): MCA-855 E-1 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 2): MCA 854 E-6 ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 2): MCA-855 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout Variant 3): MCA-854 E-4 ARUN ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout Variant 3): MCA 855 E-6 ◈-P-◈

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DJLPH 464 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album) DJM Records DJLPH 464 UK 1975
EPC 32462 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album) Epic EPC 32462 Spain 1984
DJLPH 464 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album) DJM Records DJLPH 464 Scandinavia 1975
UICY-9110 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(CD, Album, RE) Mercury UICY-9110 Japan 2001
832 018-2 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(CD, Album, RE) DJM Records 832 018-2 Europe Unknown

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