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Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

Another chance to hear Johnnie Walker's look at Elton John's 1973 classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, with insight from David Hepworth as well as archive of many of the key players.

Another chance to hear Johnnie Walker's look at Elton John's 1973 classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

Elton's seventh studio album was produced by Gus Dudgeon at the Honky Chateau in France, with some preparation and recording in Kingston, Jamaica.

It features the famous Marilyn Monroe tribute, Candle in the Wind, as well as three successful singles: Bennie and the Jets, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting, alongside cult favourites like Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding.

The programme features highlights from the double album, with comment and cultural history from Johnnie and broadcaster and critic David Hepworth, alongside archive interviews with many of the key players.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Elton John

    Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM.
    • 821-747-2.
  • Elton John

    Jamaica Jerk-Off

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM.
    • 821-748.
  • Elton John

    Candle In The Wind

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Limited Deluxe Edition.
    • MERCURY.
    • 981-320-5.
  • Elton John

    Grey Seal

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM.
    • 821-747-2.
  • Elton John

    Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

    • Elton John Greatest Hits 1970-2002.
    • Mercury.
    • 0-063 449-2.
  • Elton John

    Sweet Painted Lady

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM.
    • 821-747-2.
  • Elton John

    Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock'N'Roll)

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • ROCKET.
    • 528-1592.
  • Elton John

    Roy Rogers

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM Records.
    • 821749-2.
  • Elton John

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
    • DJM.
    • 821 748-2.

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