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Elton John - Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player Album

Elton John - Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player Album

  • Performer: Elton John
  • Genre: Rock
  • Title: Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player
  • Released: 1972
  • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
  • Label: DJM Records
  • Catalog: DJLPH 427
  • Country: Scandinavia
  • MP3 version size: 1026 mb
  • FLAC version size: 1649 mb
  • Rating: 4.5
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Tracklist

1I'm Going To Be A Teenage Idol
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement, Uncredited] – GusBacking Vocals [Uncredited] – Davey, Dee, NigelBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelElectric Guitar [Uncredited], Acoustic Guitar [Uncredited] – DaveyPiano [Uncredited], Piano [Leslie, Uncredited] – EltonSaxophone [Uncredited] – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone [Uncredited] – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet [Uncredited] – Ivan Jullien
2Crocodile Rock
Bass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelElectric Guitar [Uncredited] – DaveyPiano [Uncredited], Organ [Farfisa Organ, Uncredited] – Elton
3Teacher I Need You
Acoustic Guitar [Uncredited] – DaveyBacking Vocals [Uncredited] – Davey, Dee, NigelBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelPiano [Uncredited], Mellotron [Uncredited] – Elton
4Blues For My Baby And Me
Acoustic Guitar [Uncredited], Electric Guitar [Uncredited], Sitar [Uncredited] – DaveyArranged By [Orchestral Arrangement, Uncredited] – Paul BuckmasterBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelPiano [Uncredited] – Elton
5Elderberry Wine
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement, Uncredited] – GusDrums [Uncredited] – NigelElectric Guitar [Uncredited] – DaveyPiano [Uncredited] – EltonSaxophone [Uncredited] – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone [Uncredited] – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet [Uncredited] – Ivan Jullien
6Daniel
Acoustic Guitar [Uncredited], Banjo [Uncredited] – DaveyBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited], Maracas [Maraccas, Uncredited] – NigelElectric Piano [Uncredited], Mellotron ['Flute', Uncredited] – EltonSynthesizer [A.R.P., Uncredited] – Ken Scott
7Midnight Creeper
Arranged By [Brass Arrangement, Uncredited] – GusBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelElectric Guitar [Uncredited] – DaveyElectric Piano [Uncredited] – EltonSaxophone [Uncredited] – Alain Hatot, Jean-Louis ChautempsTrombone [Uncredited] – Jacques BolognesiTrumpet [Uncredited] – Ivan Jullien
8Texan Love Song
Acoustic Guitar [Uncredited], Mandolin [Uncredited] – DaveyBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncreditd] – NigelHarmonium [Uncredited] – Elton
9High Flying Bird
Backing Vocals – Davey, Dee, NigelBass – DeeDrums – NigelGuitar [Leslie], Acoustic Guitar – DaveyPiano – Elton
10Have Mercy On The Criminal
Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement, Uncredited] – Paul BuckmasterBass [Uncredited] – DeeDrums [Uncredited] – NigelElectric Guitar [Electric Guitars, Uncredited] – DaveyPiano [Uncredited] – Elton

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
DJLPH 427, DJLPH.427Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player ‎(LP, Album, 1st)DJM Records , DJM Records DJLPH 427, DJLPH.427UK1973
424 616-4Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player ‎(Cass, Album, RE)DJM Records 424 616-4Spain1990
314-528 154-2Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player ‎(CD, Album, Comp, RM, Bon)The Rocket Record Company314-528 154-2Canada1995
RMC 1104Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player ‎(Cass, Album)Ring RMC 1104HungaryUnknown
86 569 ITElton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player ‎(LP, Album, Gat)DJM Records 86 569 ITGermany1972

Credits

  • Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangements By]Paul Buckmaster
  • Art Direction, Design [Sleeve]David Larkham, Michael Ross
  • Coordinator [Co-ordinated By]Steve Brown
  • Engineer [Engineered By]Ken Scott
  • Lacquer Cut ByF
  • Lyrics ByBernie Taupin
  • Musician [Starring With]Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray, Nigel Olsson
  • Musician [Starring]Elton John
  • Photography By [Cover]Ed Caraeff
  • Producer [Produced By]Gus Dudgeon
  • Written-By [All Songs]Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Notes

Laminated outside, matte inside gatefold cover.

© 1972 This Record Co. Limited.
℗ 1972 This Record Co. Limited.
All songs © 1972 for the world by Dick James Music Limited

Printed and made by Garrod and Lofthouse Limited
Patent No. 1224339

No creds more than noted and no song durations on this release.
A marvellous 12-page booklet with lyrics and pictures is attached to the sleeve.

Barcodes

  • Rights Society (Boxed): NCB
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): DJLPH 427-1Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): DJLPH 427-2Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): DJLPH 427 A 12 P72 F 710
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): DJLPH 427 B 12 P72 F 710

Companies

  • Recorded At – Strawberry Studios, France
  • Mixed At – Trident Studios
  • Copyright (c) – This Record Co. Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – This Record Co. Ltd.
  • Published By – Dick James Music Ltd.
  • Distributed By – DJM (Distributors) Limited
  • Distributed By – Pye Records (Sales) Ltd.
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Made By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Rosenborg Studio
  • Pressed By – Musikkindustri A/S

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