Elton John - Honky Château
Rock
Label: DJM Records ‎– DJC 3014
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: South Africa
Date of released: 1972
Category: Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Elton John
Album's name: Honky Château
ZIP archive size: 1356

Elton John - Honky Château


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Honky Cat
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement] – Gus DudgeonBanjo – Davey*Bass – Dee*Drums – Nigel*Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Elton*Saxophone – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet – Ivan Jullien
A2 Mellow
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano, Organ – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
A3 I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Tap Dance – "Legs" Larry Smith
A4 Susie (Dramas)
Bass – Dee*Drums, Tambourine – Nigel*Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
A5 Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*
B1 Salvation
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Larry Steel, Liza Strike, Madeline Bell, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B2 Slave
Bass – Dee*Congas, Drums – Nigel*Guitar, Banjo – Davey*
B3 Amy
Bass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Congas – Ray CooperDrums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Violin [Electric] – Jean-Luc Ponty
B4 Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
Bass – Dee*Mandolin, Guitar – Davey*Piano – Elton*
B5 Hercules
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Gus Dudgeon, Tony HazzardBass, Backing Vocals – Dee*Drums, Backing Vocals – Nigel*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Davey*Piano – Elton*Synthesizer [A.r.p.] – David Henschel*Whistling [Rhino Whistle] – Gus Dudgeon

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Dick James Music Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Strawberry Studios, France
  • Remixed At – Trident Studios

Credits

  • Coordinator [Co-ordinated By] – Steve Brown
  • Design [Sleeve], Photography By [Inner Sleeve] – Michael Ross
  • Engineer – Ken Scott
  • Lacquer Cut By – RAYS.*
  • Photography By [Cover] – Ed Caraeff
  • Photography By [Liner] – J. F. Rault*, Michael Childers, Michael Ross
  • Producer – Gus Dudgeon
  • Written-By – Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Notes

South African pressing with Artone Press on inside of gatefold textured sleeve.
Release title on spine and labels is "Honky Chateau", with accent.

This album is dedicated to Catherine Philippe-Gérard

Sleeve design and inner sleeve photography (with thanks to David Larkham)

Tony Hazzard by kind permission of Bronze Records Ltd.

All songs © 1972 for the world by Dick James Music Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched): DJC 3014 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched): DJC 3014 B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album) DJM Records , DJM Records DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 UK 1972
5738307 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Mercury, UMC, DJM Records 5738307 USA & Europe 2017
DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, Gat) DJM Records , DJM Records DJLPH 423, DJLPH.423 UK 1972
93135 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album) UNI Records 93135 US 1972
DJLPH 423 Elton John Honky Château ‎(LP, Album, Blo) DJM Records DJLPH 423 UK 1972