Elton John releases his eleventh album : ‘Blue Moves’ featuring ‘Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word’ (1976)

Elton John’s ‘Blue Moves’ feat. ‘Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word’ is his eleventh studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on October 22, 1976 by Rocket / MCA.

Track Listing : 1.Your Starter For… (Caleb Quaye) – 1:23 . 2.Tonight (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 07:52 . 3.One Horse Town (Elton John, James Newton-Howard, Bernie Taupin) – 05:56 . 4.Chameleon (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 05:27 . 5.Boogie Pilgrim (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Caleb Quaye, Bernie Taupin) – 06:05 . 6.Cage The Songbird (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Bernie Taupin) – 03:25 . 7.Crazy Water (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 05:42 . 8.Shoulder Holster (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 05:10 . 9.Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 03:48 . 10.Out Of The Blue (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 06:14 . 11.Between Seventeen And Twenty (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Caleb Quaye, Bernie Taupin) – 05:17 . 12.The Wide-Eyed And Laughing (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Newton-Howard, Caleb Quaye, Bernie Taupin) – 03:27 . 13.Someone’S Final Song (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 04:10 . 14.Where’S The Shoorah? (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 04:09 . 15.If There’S A God In Heaven [What’S He Waiting For?] (Elton John, Davey Johnstone, Bernie Taupin) – 04:25 . 16.Idol (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 04:08 . 17.Theme From A Non-Existent Tv Series (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 01:19 . 18.Bite Your Lip (Get Up And Dance!) (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) – 06:43

Musicians : Elton John – Piano On (1-5 – 7-10 – 13-16 – 18), Vocals On (2-9 – 12-16 – 18), Vocalese On (11), Harmonium On (14), Electric Harpsichord On (17) . Harry Bluestone – Strings Leader On (18) . Michael Brecker – Saxophone On (5 – 8 – 16) . Randy Brecker – Trumpet On (5 – 8 – 16) . Paul Buckmaster – Conductor On (3 – 7 – 15) . Rev. James Cleveland – Choir Director On (5 – 14 – 18) . Ray Cooper – Glockenspiel On (1 – 17), Marimba On (1 – 17), Gong On (3), Tambourine On (3 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 11 – 15), Vibraphone On (3 – 4 – 9 – 10), Bells On (3), Shaker On (4 – 6 – 11), Triangle On (6), Finger Cymbals On (6), Bell Tree On (6), Congas On (7 – 10 – 11 – 15 – 18), Rototoms On (12) . The Cornerstone Institutional Baptist Church – Choir On (5 – 14 – 18) . Southern California Community Choir – Choir On (5 – 14 – 18) . The Martyn Ford Orchestra – Strings On (3 – 7 – 15), Brass On (7) . Carl Fortina – Accordion On (8) . James Newton-Howard – Synthesizer On (1 – 3 – 6 – 10 – 12 – 13 – 17 – 18), Conductor On (2 – 9 – 18), Electric Piano On (3 – 9 – 13 – 17), Organ On (5 – 11 – 15), Mellotron On (6), Clavinet On (7) . The Gene Page Strings – Strings On (18) . Kenny Passarelli – Bass Guitar On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 7-11 – 14-18) . Roger Pope – Drums On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 10 – 11 – 15-18) . Caleb Quaye – Acoustic Guitar On (1 – 4 – 6 – 12 – 17), Electric Guitar On (3 – 4 – 7 – 10 – 11 – 15 – 18), Guitar Solo On (3 – 10 – 15), Twelve-String Guitar On (12) . Barry Rogers – Trombone On (5 – 8 – 16) . David Sanborn – Saxophone On (5 – 8 – 16) . Richard Studt – Strings Leader On (3 – 7 – 12 – 15), Brass Leader On (7) . Michael Hurwitz – Cello Solo On (3) . Davey Johnstone – Mandolin On (2 – 11 – 17), Electric Guitar On (3 – 7 – 10 – 15), Slide Guitar On (5 – 18), Acoustic Guitar On (6), Dulcimer On (6), Sitar On (12), Slide Guitar Solo On (18) . The London Symphony Orchestra – Strings On (2 – 9) . Gene Morford – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7) . Graham Nash – Backing Vocals On (6 – 12) . David Crosby – Backing Vocals On (6 – 12) . Cindy Bullens – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7 – 11) . Curt Becher – Backing Vocals On (4 – 10 – 11 – 13) . Clark Burroughs – Backing Vocals On (13) . Joe Chemay – Backing Vocals On (11 – 13) . Ron Hicklin – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7) . Toni Tennille – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7 – 10 – 13) . Bruce Johnston – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7 – 10 – 11 – 13) . Jon Joyce – Backing Vocals On (4 – 7 – 11)

Production : Produced By Gus Dudgeon .

Arrangements : Paul Buckmaster, Daryl Dragon, Ames Newton-Howard, Bruce Johnston

Package : David Costa – Art Direction . Patrick Procktor – Artwork . David Nutter – Photography

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