Saturday, June 08, 2013

Record #0363: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road / Young Man's Blues – ELTON JOHN

MCA 40148 (original) USA, Oct. 15, 1973
Words & Music bySide AElton John, Bernie Taupin; Side B – John, Taupin
Musicians: Elton John (vocals and piano), Davey Johnstone (guitars and backing vocals), Dee Murray (bass and backing vocals), Nigel Olsson (drums and backing vocals), Ray Cooper (percussion) and and orchestra conducted and arranged by Del Newman on side A
Recording sessions: Produced by Gus Dudgeon at Château d'Hérouville, France, May 1973
Highest chart positions:  US #2, US Cash Box #1, UK #6, Canada #1, Ireland #4

The flip side in the UK was "Screw You", which is the same flip as here, but it was re-named for the US market.

List price:  Very Good+ is $2.50, Near Mint is $5

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