1977 China – China

China is a one time project by Davey Johnstone and other members (Cooker Lo Presti, Davey Johnstone, James Newton-Howard and Roger Pope) from the Elton John band at that time.


1  On The Slide (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard) 02:33
2  Meet Me Half Way (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard) 04:00
3  Broken Woman (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard; Bernie Taupin) 03:50
4  Hame Theme (Davey Johnstone) 02:06
5  Savage (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard; Bernie Taupin) 04:15
6  Dear You (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard; Di Johnstone) 03:49
7  One Way Ticket (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard) 05:13
8  For A While (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard) 04:19
9  Shameful Disgrace (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard; Kiki Dee) 03:42
10  This Time It’s For You (Davey Johnstone; James Newton-Howard) 03:06


BassCooker Lo Presti
DrumsRoger Pope
GuitarDavey Johnstone
MandolinDavey Johnstone
SitarDavey Johnstone
KeyboardsJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
PercussionPunji’s People
PercussionSid Poonya
Background VocalsElton John
Background VocalsKiki Dee
VocalsDavey Johnstone

Liner Notes

Producer – China, Clive Franks, Elton John
Engineer – Mack
Engineer (Remix) – Clive Franks, Mack
Mastered By – Ron Hitchcock
Remix – Bob Schaper, Vini Poncia (Tracks 1, 2, 5, 8, 9)

Design – L5ooie Mawcinitt
Graphics – John Hair, Ron Wong
Photography – L5ooie Mawcinitt, Ed Caraeff, Bruce Block, Cash Gordon

Mastered At The Mastering Lab
Recorded At Musicland Studios
Remixed At Musicland Studios
Remixed At Producers Workshop
Remixed At Sound Labs, Hollywood
Remixed At One Step Up Recording Studio
Phonographic Copyright The Rocket Music Co Inc