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Elton John - The Captain & The Kid - 2006 European Mercury label 10-track LP - Incl. Booklet

€ 75
ArtistElton John
TitleThe Captain & The Kid - 2006 European Mercury label 10-track LP - Incl. Booklet
Price € 75
GenreRock & Pop & Country & Folk
Record labelMercury Records
Catalogue no1705730
Year of release2006
GradingM- (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+ (Inner Sleeve)/2xM- (Booklets)/VG++ (Cover)
Stock listElton John
Additional infoScarce original 2006 European Mercury label 10-track LP - Johns 2nd autobiographical album with lyricist Bernie Taupin, picking up where 1975's Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy left off. The Captain & the Kid chronicles the events in their lives over those subsequent 30 years.

Vinyl has custom graphics/picture labels - housed in accustom printed inner sleeve - accompanied by a ca 11,5" x 8" 12-page illustrated lyric booklet as well as same size 16-page booklet displaying photos of John and Taupin all throughout their career - everything housed in a matt finish gatefold picture cover.

Condition: M- (Vinyl and Labels)/VG+ (Inner Sleeve)/2xM- (Booklets)/VG++ (Cover):
This is a copy bought directly from a distribution - misfiled and forgotten about. Vinyl is mint - as are labels.
Inner sleeve has a minor corner dent and a ca 2/3" top and side split - looks greatvthough - graded VG.
Booklets are mint - cover has obtained a little lower seam wear against spine during storage - graded near mint.


Side 1:
1. Postcards from Richard Nixon 5:15
2. Just Like Noah's Ark 5:33
3. Wouldn't Have You Any Other Way (NYC) 4:38
4. Tinderbox 4:25
5. And the House Fell Down 4:48

Side 2:
1. Blues Never Fade Away 4:45
2. The Bridge 3:38
3. I Must Have Lost It on the Wind 3:53
4. Old '67 4:01
5. The Captain and the Kid 5:03

All songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin

Recorded at Center Stage, Atlanta, GA, USA
Mixed at Townhouse Studios, London, England
Mastered at Gateway Mastering, Portland, ME, USA

Elton John - vocals, piano
Davey Johnstone - guitars, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, backing vocals, music director
Nigel Olsson - drums, backing vocals
Guy Babylon - keyboards, arrangements
Bob Birch - bass guitar, backing vocals
John Mahon - percussion, backing vocals
Matt Still - backing vocals
Arthur (John's Dog) - "woof-bells"

Technical Credits:
Elton John - Production
Matt Still - Production, Recording Engineer, Mix
Tom Rickert - Assistant Engineer
Dan Porter - Assistant Mix.
Bob Ludwig - Mastering
Drum Technician - Chris Sobchack
Guitar Technician - Rick Salazar

Ryan McGinley - Cover Photography
David Costa - Art Direction and Design

Various Credits:
Studio Coordinator - Adrian Collee
Bob Halley - Director of Ops
Keith Bradley, Mark Mercuriadis and Frank Presland.- Management
Andy Williams - Piano Tuner