Elton John

Elton John’s classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road turned 40 last October and recently received a massive reissue with alternate versions, live cuts, and exclusive new covers like Miguel and Wale’s take on “Bennie And The Jets.” Today we’re giving away the Super Deluxe Edition of the release and a vinyl test pressing of the reissue signed by Sir Elton himself. The box set includes the following:

  • The remastered album
  • A disc of new cover version of its songs by artists including Ed Sheeran, Miguel, and Fall Out Boy
  • B-sides and bonus tracks
  • The complete “Live At Hammersmith” CD
  • DVD of Bryan Forbes’ 1973 film Elton John And Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye To Norma Jean and Other Things
  • 100-page illustrated hardback book packed with rare photos, memorabilia and a new essay containing interviews with Elton John and Bernie Taupin)

You can watch a trailer for the reissue below and check out more details and the tracklist at Amazon:

To enter this sweepstakes, you need be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook and comment below with your favorite Elton John song (from any album) via Facebook Connect login (do not use your ’Gum user account on this post — we’ll have to be able to check if you are a fan of Stereogum on FB when the sweepstakes ends). Winner will be chosen randomly. Sweepstakes ends on 4/22 at 6 PM EST. Good luck!

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  1. My Father’s Gun

  2. I Guess That’s Why they Call it The Blues! <3

  3. Gotta go with “Rocket Man”

  4. Definitely “Your Song.”

  5. Amoreena

  6. Bennie and the Jets

  7. Your Song.

  8. Coincidentally it is “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”

  9. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

  10. Your Song. Cuz’ this is my song.

  11. Rocket Man!

  12. The highlight on this album is “Grey Seal”

  13. Rocket Man! ( :

  14. Crocodile Rock

  15. Cliche, I know, but it has to be “Tiny Dancer”.

  16. Levon.

  17. Saturday Night’s all right for fighting

  18. Harmony – was always one of my top tunes from Elton and Bernie and my favorite from Yellow Brick Road

  19. Saturday Night’s All Right for Fighting!

  20. Philadelphia Freedom.

  21. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters

  22. ”Love Her Like Me” from ”Songs From the West Coast.”

  23. Yellow Brick Road

  24. Bennie & the Jets

  25. The King Must Die (or pretty much any song off of the Live In Australia album) *Pick Me*

  26. Your Song

  27. Crocodile Rock!

  28. Susie (Dramas)

  29. Burn Down The Mission

  30. The King Must Die

  31. Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding

  32. My Father’s Gun

  33. Sad Songs (Say So Much)

  34. One Horse Town

  35. “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

  36. The King Must Die

  37. All the Nasties

  38. Harmony.

  39. Simple Life (Remix)

  40. It has to be “Your Song” or “Philadelphia Freedom.”

  41. Island Girl

  42. Mother effing “LEVON”

  43. Someone Saved My Life Tonight

  44. Honky Cat

  45. his cover of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

  46. Rocket Man

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