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Release Year incorrect year? Song Genres. All Genres. Song Styles. All Styles. Song Moods. All Moods. Song Themes. All Themes. Elton John. Rock of the Westies. It was also successful albeit to a lesser extent in the artist's home territory of the UK, where it reached No. Robert Christgau ranked it as No. Rock of the Westies contained the US No. John noted at the time in a radio interview [ which? He was over-ruled, and "Dan Dare" was never released as a single, whilst "Island Girl" became a Island Girl - Elton John - Elton John (CD).
The make-up of John's band was different on Rock of the Westiesbeing without his long-time drummer Nigel Olsson and Island Girl - Elton John - Elton John (CD) Dee Murrayboth of whom John fired during April Pope had also played in Kiki Dee 's touring band.
GrammyEmmyand Academy Award -nominated James Newton-Howard Island Girl - Elton John - Elton John (CD), at the time a virtual unknown, was also brought in as keyboardist, giving Island Girl - Elton John - Elton John (CD) his first major publicity.
Retained from the previous line-up were Davey Johnstone and Ray Cooper. A slower, less up-tempo version of "Hard Luck Story" had already been recorded by Kiki Dee whom the song was originally written forand released as a single one year prior to its recording for Rock of the Westies.
The name Ann Orson is also used as the name of a backing vocalist. All songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupinexcept where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Elton John. Rock hard rock soft rock rock and roll .
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