A fire engine siren at the beginning of Ohio Players' "Fire" The sound of stormy winds at the end of Steve Miller Band's "Swingtown" A ticking clock and alarm on Styx's "Too Much Time On My Hands" A galloping horse on Aerosmith's "Back In The Saddle"
Elton's producer Gus Dudgeon wanted a live feel on this recording, so he mixed in crowd noise from a show Elton played in 1972 at Royal Festival Hall. He also included a series of whistles from a live concert in Vancouver B.C., and added hand claps and various shouts.
Casey Kasem also told this story from his record company on 5/11/74.
Last Edit: Sept 1, 2020 13:25:00 GMT -5 by trekkielo