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Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John

Elton John came up with his seventh studio album entitled Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. It was released in 1973 as a double vinyl LP. It has been regarded as one of his best and most popular album. All of the songs were written by Bernie Taupin and Elton John. Except for the Song Funeral For A Friend which was solely written by Elton John Himself. The orchestral arrangements was done by Del Newman. Engineering by David Hentschel. assistant engineers were Andy Scott and Peter Kelsey. The Album was coordinated by Steve Brown. It was recorded at Strawberry Studios, France. And remixed at Trident Studios, London. The outside cover illustration was done by Ian Beck. The inside illustration was by David Larkham & Michael Ross. Except for Harmony & Saturday Night it was illustrated by David Scott.


Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Front

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road  Double LP Track List

Side One

  1. Funeral For a Friend (Love Lies Bleeding) 11:08
  2. Candle In The Wind 3:41
  3. Bennie And The Jets 5:10

Side Two

  1. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 3:13
  2. This Song Has No Title 2:18
  3. Grey Seal 4:03
  4. Jamaica Jerk-Off 3:36
  5. I’ve Seen That Movie Too 5:59

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Middle

 

Side Three

  1. Sweet Painted Lady 3:52
  2. The Ballad Of Danny Bailey (1909-1934) 4:24
  3. Dirty Little Girl 5:03
  4. All The Girls Love Alice 5:13

Side Four

  1. Your Sister Can’t Twist (But She Can Rock N’ Roll) 2:41
  2. Saturday Nights Alright For Fighting 4:50
  3. Roy Rogers 4:10
  4. Social Disease 3:45
  5. Harmony 2:49

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Back

 

The Copy of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road LP that I have is pressed in the US and distributed my MCA Records. The album peaked at number one in the Billboard Top 200 in 1973. Some of the songs in the album also made an impact at their respective song categories. The album was Ranked number 91 by Rolling Stones Magazine’s 2003 list of the greatest album of all time. This LP really showed how versatile and great as a performer Elton John really is and you can see by the awards that this album gave him. I was glad about having this LP because you can clearly see that the previous owner really took great care of it the cover has no wears or tears and the vinyl record has no scratches. When I get a free time I will definitely enjoy listening to this record.

 

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road LP inside

 

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