Rarely has a greatest-hits collection been as effective as Elton John's first compilation of Greatest Hits. Released at the end of 1974, after Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and Caribou had effectively established him as a superstar, Greatest Hits is exactly what it says it is -- it features every one of his Top Ten singles ("Your Song," "Rocket Man," "Honky Cat," "Crocodile Rock," "Daniel," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "Bennie and the Jets," "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"), plus the number 12 "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting," and radio and concert favorites "Border Song" and "Candle in the Wind." Greatest Hits is a nearly flawless collection, offering a perfect introduction to Elton John and providing casual fans with almost all the hits they need. [A bonus disc version was also released.] ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi
Greatest Hits 1970-2002
Videos from Greatest Hits 1970-2002
- "Blue Featuring Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word"
- "Elton John - This Train Don't Stop There Anymore"
- "Elton John - Your Song (Red Piano Show - Live in Las Vegas)"
- "Elton John - Candle In The Wind (Live in Australia)"
- "Elton John - Believe"
- "Elton John - I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues"
- "Elton John - Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word"
- "Elton John - Rocket Man (Live in Las Vegas - Red Piano Show)"
- "Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight"
- "Elton John - Rocket Man (Live at Madison Square Garden 2000)"
- "Elton John - Bennie And The Jets (Red Piano Show - Live in Las Vegas)"
- "Elton John - Sacrifice"
- "Elton John - Written In The Stars ft. LeAnn Rimes"
- "George Michael;Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down O"
- "Elton John - I WANT LOVE"
- "Elton John - CAN YOU FEEL THE LOVE TONIGHT"
- "Elton John - SOMETHING ABOUT THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT"
- "Mary J. Blige - I GUESS THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES"
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Greatest Hits 1970-2002 Track Listing
Credits of Greatest Hits 1970-2002
- Greg Penny
- Phil Ramone
- Producer, Executive Producer
- Chris Thomas
- Wilbur C. Rimes
- Derek MacKillop
- Terry O'Neill
- Romano Musumarra
- Todd Interland
- Peter Collins
- Gus Dudgeon
- Clive Franks
- Paul Gambaccini
- Liner Notes
- Patrick Leonard
- Elton John
- George Michael
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