View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Cassette release of Honky Château on Discogs. Label: DJM Records (2) - PRIMC ,DJM Records (2) - • Series: Priceless • Format: Cassette Album, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock. As Suzie also appears (as Susie) in "Crocodile Rock," it is possible she was an early Bernie Taupin girlfriend, but as Elton's first lyricist is a notoriously private person, we may never know. Running to 3 minutes 24 seconds, "Suzie" is Track 4 on Honky Château. Honky Château is the fifth studio album by English musician Elton liehageludedownfumetheamegilern.coinfo was released in , and was titled after the 18th century French chateau where it was recorded, Château d'Héliehageludedownfumetheamegilern.coinfo album reached number one in the US, the first of John's seven consecutive US number one liehageludedownfumetheamegilern.coinfo: Rock, pop.
Musically, the song is Susie (Dramas) - Elton John - Honky Château (Cassette highly arranged ballad anchored by piano, with atmospheric texture added by synthesizer played on the recording by engineer Dave Hentschel and processed slide guitar. It is also known for being the first song in John's catalogue to feature what would become the signature backing vocal combination of his band at the time, Dee MurrayNigel Olsson and Davey Johnstone.
The first stanza of "Rocket Man" was thought of by Bernie Taupin while he was on the motorway heading to his parents' home; he had to "repeat it to himself for two hours," which was "unfortunate",  but in later interviews he said that since it gave him a hit, it was all worthwhile. The competition called upon independent filmmakers to submit treatments for music videos for one of three Elton John songs from the s, with each song falling within a specific concept category.
Her reggae -inflected version of "Rocket Man" was a commercial success, reaching number 12 on the UK singles chart and number two in Australia held off the top spot by Julian Lennon 's " Saltwater ". Inthe track won The Observer readers' award for Greatest Cover of all time. From the age of 11, Elton John was my biggest hero. I loved his music, had all his albums and I hoped one day I'd play the piano like him I still do.
When I asked to be involved in this project and was given the choice of a track it was like being asked 'would you like to fulfill a dream? All titles: . Additional musicians on "Rocket Man": . The Portuguese singer David Fonseca released his version of the song as a single in Portugal reaching 12 in the Portuguese Top The music video was directed by David Fonseca himself.
It used chroma key video techniques to simultaneously portray three different images of Shatner, representing the different facets Susie (Dramas) - Elton John - Honky Château (Cassette the Rocket Man's character. The performance was parodied on the U. Shatner re-recorded the song for his album, Seeking Major Tom. In his book What Were They Thinking?
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Les classement single. GfK Entertainment Charts. Irish Singles Chart. It was deservedly a huge hit, and its chances could have only been improved by the fact that there had been a recent space launch. Mention of other artists does not imply plagiarism: the use of the trademark sounds of others is without doubt a genuine tribute rather than merely a second-hand copy, and Elton was Susie (Dramas) - Elton John - Honky Château (Cassette a much bigger star commercially than The Kinks or The Band or even Leon Russell.
It was recorded during January,and was the first of three albums recorded at the chateau, all of which topped the US charts. We were all thinking it was too fast, and we were just going to can it. Then, somebody came up with the concept of doing it totally the opposite way — very slow.
As the original producer, I would have used this equipment at the time, had it been available for mastering. The very nature of analog recordings being transferred to vinyl demanded major compromises. With the benefits of digital sound these constraints are removed, and the recordings can be heard much closer to the reproduction we had originally intended. Printed in U.
Susie (Dramas) Lyrics: I got frostbitten in the winter / Ice skating on the river / With my pretty little black-eyed girl / She'd make your darn toes curl just to see her, yeah / I got a fringe. 4. Susie (Dramas) 5. Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be A Long, Long Time) 6. Salvation [Side 2] 7. Slave 8. Amy 9. Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters Hercules Tracks 1 to 10 are his 5th album "Honky Chateau" – released May in the UK on DJM Records /5(). Honky Château Elton John. Released May 19, Susie (Dramas) Lyrics. 5. Rocket Man More Elton John albums Diamonds (Deluxe).
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SUSIE (DRAMAS) Piano – Elton Bass – Dee Drums and tambourine – Nigel Guitars – Davey , he became Elton Hercules John ‘Honky Chateau’ was a significant release for Elton. It was recorded during January, , and was the first of three albums recorded at the chateau, all of which topped the US charts. the contribution. Considerably lighter than Madman Across the Water, Honky Chateau is a rollicking collection of ballads, rockers, blues, country-rock, and soul songs. On paper, it reads like an eclectic mess, but it plays as the most focused and accomplished set of songs Elton John and Bernie Taupin ever wrote. The skittering boogie of "Honky Cat" and the light psychedelic pop of "Rocket Man" helped send Honky.
4. Susie (Dramas) 5. Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going To Be A Long, Long Time) 6. Salvation [Side 2] 7. Slave 8. Amy 9. Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters Hercules Tracks 1 to 10 are his 5th album "Honky Chateau" – released May in the UK on DJM Records /5().
Editors' Notes Honky Chateau is the pinnacle of Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin’s obsession with all things American, not least because its themes are funny (“I Think I’m Gonna Kill Myself”) and personalized (“Amy,” a sly paean to young lust). Elton’s small group, augmented with some daredevil electric violin by Jean-Luc Ponty, adapts to everything from the New Orleans. Susie (Dramas) This song is by Elton John and appears on the album Honky Château ().
Honky Chateau is a rollicking collection of ballads, rockers, blues, country-rock, and soul songs. On paper, it reads like an eclectic mess, but it plays as the most focused and accomplished set of songs Elton John and Bernie Taupin ever wrote.
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