Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II

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Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II
Opsamlingsalbum af Elton John
Udgivet 13. september 1977
Indspillet 1971, 1974–76
Genre Pop rock
Længde 49:51
52:05 (Polydor-version)
Spor 10
Udgiver DJM Records
Polydor
Producer Gus Dudgeon
Professionelle anmeldelser
Elton John-kronologi
Blue Moves
(1976)
Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II
(1977)
A Single Man
(1978)

Elton John's Greatest Hits Volume II er et opsamlingsalbum af den britiske sanger Elton John, udgivet i 1977. Den originale amerikanske version indeholder en sang fra 1971 og to sange fra 1974, som ikke var på det første opsamlingsalbum Elton John's Greatest Hits (1974). Det indeholder også flere hits fra 1975 og to singler fra 1976.

Der er flere versioner af albummet. Alle indeholder "The Bitch Is Back", "Someone Saved My Life Tonight", "Philadelphia Freedom", "Island Girl", "Grow Some Funk of Your Own" og coverversioner af "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" og "Pinball Wizard".

I USA blev albummet certificeret guld den 30. september 1977, platin den 9. november 1977, tre gange platin den 23. marts 1993, fire gange platin den 11. september 1995 og fem gange platin den 25. august 1998 af Recording Industry Association of America.

Sporliste[redigér | redigér wikikode]

Alle sange er skrevet af Elton John og Bernie Taupin medmindre andet er angivet.

Internationale version
  1. "The Bitch Is Back" – 3:42
  2. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" – 5:57 (Paul McCartney, John Lennon)
  3. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" – 3:47
  4. "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" – 4:25 (Ann Orson, Carte Blanche)
  5. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" – 6:45
  6. "Philadelphia Freedom" – 5:20
  7. "Island Girl" – 3:42
  8. "Grow Some Funk of Your Own" – 4:16 (Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Davey Johnstone)
  9. "Bennie and the Jets" – 5:10
  10. "Pinball Wizard" – 5:12 (Pete Townshend)
Nord-amerikanske version
  1. "The Bitch Is Back" – 3:42
  2. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" – 5:57 (Paul McCartney, John Lennon)
  3. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" – 3:47
  4. "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" – 4:25 (Ann Orson, Carte Blanche)
  5. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" – 6:45
  6. "Philadelphia Freedom" – 5:20
  7. "Island Girl" – 3:42
  8. "Grow Some Funk of Your Own" – 4:16 (Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Davey Johnstone)
  9. "Levon" – 5:21
  10. "Pinball Wizard" – 5:12 (Pete Townshend)
1992 Polydor-version
  1. "The Bitch Is Back" – 3:42
  2. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" – 5:57 (Paul McCartney, John Lennon)
  3. "Tiny Dancer" – 6:15
  4. "I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)" – 5:28
  5. "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" – 6:45
  6. "Philadelphia Freedom" – 5:20
  7. "Island Girl" – 3:42
  8. "Grow Some Funk of Your Own" – 4:16 (Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Davey Johnstone)
  9. "Levon" – 5:21
  10. "Pinball Wizard" – 5:12 (Pete Townshend)

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