This four-CD set has had a somewhat confused history, mostly owing to 006 - Malkovich - Malkovich changes and the Never - Elision - Thoughts and Its Me That You Need - Elton John - To Be Continued. of various record labels. This set was deleted byand was soon selling for serious amounts Its Me That You Need - Elton John - To Be Continued.
money as a collector's item. As to its virtues, the 68 songs here include all of the highlights of the first 25 years of Elton John 's career -- not just the hits and the notable album tracks, but outtakes, unissued live tracks, and demos. Disc one opens with the first original song that Elton John ever recorded, a solo composition called "Come Back Baby," cut with Bluesologyhis mid-'60s band, and also includes the solo demo of "Your Song" and a previously unissued outtake of "Gray Seal"; their presence alone ensures that most fans will regard this set as a must-own item.
There's nothing quite as compelling as those early treasures, but disc two and disc three Romeo And Juliet - The Killers - Sawdust pull together all of the essential sides from across ten years of history, including John 's work with John LennonKiki Deeand France Galland includes a previously unissued live version of "I Feel Like a Bullet In the Gun of Robert Ford.
Astonishingly, the sound on this set has held up extremely well, despite its dating back to the -- one can hear Caleb Quaye and Les Thatcher 's guitars cleanly on the outtake of "Gray Seal," and the piano, bass, and orchestra on "Friends" are close and vivid.
And the more recent stuff sounds even better. It's a rare occurrence in pop music reissues, especially with all of the upgrades in sound, sources, and technology going on all of the time, but producer Andy McKaie built something to last with this box.
Recording Date June 3, - July, Track Listing - Disc 1. Come Back Baby. Elton John. Lady Samantha. It's Me That You Need.
Your Song. Bad Side of the Moon. Take Me to the Pilot. Border Song. Sixty Years On. Country Comfort. Grey Seal. Tiny Dancer. Madman Across the Water. Honky Cat. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters. Track Listing - Disc 2. Rocket Man. Crocodile Rock. Bennie and the Jets. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. All the Girls Love Alice. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting. Jack Rabbit. Young Man's Blues. Step Into Christmas. The Bitch Is Back. Pinball Wizard. Pete Townshend. Someone Saved My Life Tonight.
Track Listing - Disc 3. Philadelphia Freedom. One Day At a Time. John Lennon. Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds. I Saw Her Standing There. Island Girl. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word. Don't Go Breaking My Heart. Song for Guy. Mama Can't Buy You Love. Little Jeannie. Donner Pour Donner. The Blue Eyes. Track Listing - Disc 4. Empty Garden Hey, Hey Johnny.
I'm Still Standing. Sad Songs Say So Much. Act of War. Candle in the Wind. Carla Etude. Give Peace a Chance. Made for Me. You Gotta Love Someone. Easier to Walk Away. Come Back Baby Elton John. Spotify Amazon. Pinball Wizard Pete Townshend. Elton John feat: Kiki Dee. Elton John feat: France Gall. Elton John feat: Millie Jackson.
Dagar - Eyjolfur Kristjansson - Dagar, Reap What You Sow - Sista Tahnee / I Neurologici - Reap What You Sow, Confessin (That I Love You) - Louis Armstrong - The Big Band Sides 1930/32, Sarah Brightman - Dive