Friday 9/3/21 12am ET: Feature LP: Elton John – Wonderful Crazy Night (2016)

Wonderful Crazy Night is the thirtieth studio album by British singer-songwriter Elton John. It was released on February 5, 2016. It is John’s first album since 2006’s The Captain & the Kid to feature the Elton John Band, and was written and recorded in 17 days. John’s long-standing percussionist, Ray Cooper, makes his first appearance on any of John’s albums since Made in England in 1995. This is Kim Bullard’s first appearance on keyboards replacing Guy Babylon, and Matt Bissonette replacing Bob Birch on bass.

  1. “Wonderful Crazy Night” 3:13
  2. “In the Name of You” 4:33
  3. “Claw Hammer” 4:22
  4. “Blue Wonderful” 3:37
  5. “I’ve Got 2 Wings” 4:35
  6. “A Good Heart” 4:50
  7. “Looking Up” 4:06
  8. “Guilty Pleasure” 3:38
  9. “Tambourine” 4:17
  10. “The Open Chord” 4:04
  11. “Free and Easy” 3:55
  12. “England and America” 3:51

Elton John – acoustic piano, lead vocals
Kim Bullard – keyboards

Davey Johnstone – guitars, harmony vocals
Matt Bissonette – bass, harmony vocals
Nigel Olsson – drums, harmony vocals
John Mahon – percussion, harmony vocals
Ray Cooper – tambourine (3, 5, 8, 9)
Tom Peterson – baritone saxophone
Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone
Jim Thomson – tenor saxophone
John Grab – trombone
Nick Lane – trombone
William Roper – tuba
Allen Fogle – French horn
Dylan Hart – French horn
Gabe Witcher – horn arrangements and conductor
Ken Stacey – harmony vocals