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Elton John - Rock Of The Westies flac album
Title:
Rock Of The Westies
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Style:
Pop Rock
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1680 mb
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4.7 ✪

Rock of the Westies is the tenth studio album by English musician Elton John, released in October 1975. As with Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, Rock of the Westies debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at No. 1, the only two albums at that time to have done so. It was less successful in the artist's home territory of the UK, where it reached No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. Robert Christgau ranked it as No. 7 on his list of the best albums of 1975

This is the same as Elton John - Rock Of The Westies but pressed at MCA Pressing Plant, Gloversville, as denoted by the "▣-G-▣" in the runouts. Recorded at Caribou, Studios, Colorado Re-mixed at Trident Studios, London This album is dedicated to Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray.

Elton John, Kiki Dee. 1975. Songs in album Rock Of The Westies (1975). 1. Medley (Yell Help/Wednesday Night/Ugly).

Band Name Elton John. Album Name Rock of the Westies. Medeley (Yell Help/Wednesday Night/Ugly). 2. Dan Dare (Pilot of the Future). 4. Grow Some Funk of Your Own. 04:43. 5. I Feel Like a Bullet (in the Gun of Robert Ford).

Rock Of The Westies was the second consecutive Elton John album to enter the Billboard Top 200 chart at a feat unheard of at that time. The album wound up spending 26 weeks on the chart, three of them at the top position. It peaked at in the UK. The title is an Elton pun on the phrase West of the Rockies, owing to the fact that the album was recorded at Caribou Ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado – Elton’s third and final album to be tracked there. The album was originally to be titled Bottled And Brained, a phrase taken from the lyric to Street Kids

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Medley (Yell Help / Wednesday Night / Ugly)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, LaBelleBass – Kenny PassarelliClavinet, Synthesizer [Arp, Elka], Harpsichord – James Newton HowardDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneTambourine, Cowbell, Percussion [Jawbone], Congas – Ray Cooper
6:30
A2 Dan Dare (Pilot Of The Future)
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Kenny Passarelli, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliClavinet – James Newton HowardDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Caleb QuayePerformer [Voice Bag], Guitar – Davey Johnstone
3:25
A3 Island Girl
Acoustic Guitar – Caleb QuayeBacking Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Kenny Passarelli, Kiki DeeBanjo – Davey JohnstoneBass – Kenny PassarelliCongas, Tambourine, Marimba – Ray CooperDrums – Roger PopeGuitar [Ovation], Electric Guitar [Slide] – Davey JohnstoneSynthesizer [Arp], Mellotron [Solo] – James Newton Howard
3:45
A4 Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneBacking Vocals – Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Kenny Passarelli, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliDrums – Roger PopeElectric Piano, Synthesizer – James Newton Howard
4:45
A5 I Feel Like A Bullet (In The Gun Of Robert Ford)
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneBass – Kenny PassarelliDrums – Roger PopeElectric Piano, Synthesizer – James Newton HowardGuitar [Solo] – Davey JohnstoneTambourine, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ray Cooper
5:30
B1 Street Kids
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb Quaye, Davey Johnstone, Kenny Passarelli, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliCongas, Tambourine – Ray CooperElectric Guitar [Rhythm] – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneLead Guitar [Solo] – Caleb QuayeSlide Guitar – Davey Johnstone
6:30
B2 Hard Luck Story
Backing Vocals – Caleb Quaye, Kenny Passarelli, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliCongas – Ray CooperDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – James Newton Howard
5:05
B3 Feed Me
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Caleb Quaye, Clive Franks, Davey Johnstone, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliCongas, Shaker, Vibraphone [Vibes], Wind Chimes – Ray CooperDrums – Roger PopeElectric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – James Newton Howard
4:00
B4 Billy Bones And The White Bird
Backing Vocals – Ann Orson, Kiki DeeBass – Kenny PassarelliDrums – Roger PopeDrums [Kettle], Maracas, Tambourine, Cowbell – Ray CooperElectric Guitar – Caleb Quaye, Davey JohnstoneElectric Piano – James Newton Howard
4:25

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Caribou Ranch
  • Remixed At – Trident Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – This Record Co. Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – This Record Co. Ltd.

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – David Larkham
  • Engineer – Jeff Guercio
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Mark Guercio
  • Photography By – Terry O'Neill
  • Producer – Gus Dudgeon
  • Written-By – Ann Orson (tracks: B2), Bernie Taupin, Carte Blanche (tracks: B2), Davey Johnstone (tracks: A1, A4), Elton John

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DJLPH 464 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album) DJM Records DJLPH 464 UK 1975
PRIMC 107, 832 018-4 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(Cass, Album, RE) DJM Records , DJM Records PRIMC 107, 832 018-4 UK Unknown
PHCR-4266 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(CD, RE, RM) DJM Records PHCR-4266 Japan 1995
EPC 32462 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album, RE) Epic, DJM Records EPC 32462 Spain 1984
DJLPH 464 Elton John Rock Of The Westies ‎(LP, Album, RE) DJM Records DJLPH 464 Scandinavia 1982