Elton John – Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Piano Player (1973)

Don’t Shoot Me, I’m Only the Piano Player is the sixth studio album by Elton John, released in 1973 on MCA/DJM.

A1. “Daniel” (3:53)
A2. “Teacher I Need You” (4:10)
A3. “Elderberry Wine” (3:34)
A4. “Blues for My Baby and Me” (5:39)
A5. “Midnight Creeper” (3:52)
B1. “Have Mercy on the Criminal” (5:58)
B2. “I’m Going To Be a Teenage Idol” (3:55)
B3. “Texan Love Song” (3:34)
B4. “Crocodile Rock” (3:58)
B5. “High Flying Bird” (4:12)

Elton John – vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes, Leslie piano, Farfisa, Hammond organ, harmonium, mellotron
Davey Johnstone – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, Leslie guitar; banjo, sitar, mandolin, backing vocals
Dee Murray – bass guitar, backing vocals
Nigel Olsson – drums, maracas, backing vocals
Ken Scott – ARP synthesizer
Gus Dudgeon – brass arrangement
Paul Buckmaster – orchestral arrangement
Jacques Bolognesi – trombone
Ivan Jullien – trumpet
Jean-Louis Chautemps, Alain Hatot – saxophone

Producer – Gus Dudgeon
Engineer – Ken Scott
Bernie Taupin – lyrics

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