Elton John ‎– Honky Château (1972)

Honky Château is the fifth studio album by Elton John, released in 1972 on DJM/MCA.

Tracklist:
A1. “Honky Cat” (5:13)
A2. “Mellow” (5:32)
A3. “I Think I’m Going to Kill Myself” (3:35)
A4. “Susie (Dramas)” (3:25)
A5. “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)” (4:41)
B1. “Salvation” (3:58)
B2. “Slave” (4:22)
B3. “Amy” (4:03)
B4. “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” (5:00)
B5. “Hercules” (5:35)

Credits:
Elton John – vocals, piano (A2–B1 and B3–B5), Fender Rhodes (A1), Hammond organ (A2, A4), harmonium (B1)
Davey Johnstone – guitar (A2–B5), banjo (A1, B2), steel guitar (B2) mandolin (B4), backing vocals (A3, A5, B1, B3, B5)
Dee Murray – bass guitar, backing vocals (A3, A5, B1, B3, B5)
Nigel Olsson – drums (A1–B3 and B5), congas (B2), tambourine, backing vocals (A3, A5, B1, B3, B5)
Ivan Jullien – trumpet (A1)
Jacques Bolognesi – trombone (A1)
Jean-Louis Chautemps, Alain Hatot – saxophone (A1)
Jean-Luc Ponty – electric violin (A2, B3)
“Legs” Larry Smith – tap dance (A3)
David Hentschel – ARP synthesizer (A5, B5) (credited as “David Henschel” on sleeve)
Ray Cooper – congas (B3)
Gus Dudgeon – whistle, backing vocals (B5)
Madeline Bell, Liza Strike, Larry Steel, Tony Hazzard – backing vocals (B1)

Producer: Gus Dudgeon
Engineer: Ken Scott

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