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A brand new 40th Anniversary 2014 remaster of Sir Elton John's iconic 1973 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Selling over 31 million albums worldwide and going platinum in the US seven times over, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is widely regarded as the album that made Elton John a household name. Hit songs from the album include ‘Benny and The Jets’, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, ‘Candle In The Wind’, ‘Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting’ and ‘Harmony’. In 2003, the album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. It has been ranked at #91 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was recorded in May 1973 at Château d'Hérouville, France and Trident Studios, London and was produced by Gus Dudgeon.
Elton John – vocals, piano (1–6, 8–10, 12-17), electric piano (5, 6), organ (3, 7), Farfisa organ (5, 13), mellotron(5, 6, 11), Leslie piano (11)
Dee Murray – bass guitar
Davey Johnstone – acoustic, electric, Leslie, slide andsteel guitars, banjo
Nigel Olsson – drums, congas
Ray Cooper – tambourine
- Additional musicians
Dee Murray, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson – backing vocals (1, 2, 4, 10, 13, 17)
Del Newman – orchestral arrangement (4, 8–10, 15, 17)
Leroy Gómez – saxophone solo on "Social Disease"
David Hentschel – A.R.P. (sic.) synthesizer (1, 12)
Kiki Dee – backing vocals on "All the Girls Love Alice"
Producer: Gus Dudgeon
Engineer (original release): David Hentschel
Assistant engineers (original release): Peter Kelsey, Andy Scott
Tape operator (original release): Barry Sage
Orchestra contractor: David Katz
Arranger: Del Newman
Art direction: David Larkham, Michael Ross
Artwork: David Larkham, Michael Ross, Ian Beck