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Item 804 - The Who and Elton John: Pinball Wizard Catalog 425 (Mar 2014)

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Sold Price: $245.00 (includes buyer's premium)

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Vintage “copy of master” 10″ tape reel of The Who and Elton John’s rendition of ‘Pinball Wizard,’ featured in their 1975 film adaptation of Tommy. Affixed to the box is a large Air Recording Studios label, hand-notated with relevant information and technical data, including “Artist: The Who/Elton John,” “Speed: 15 ips,” listing the single track, “‘Pinball Wizard,’” and dated January 8, 1975. In overall fine condition. John’s version of the song used his piano as the centerpiece, replacing the instantly-recognizable acoustic guitar, with Pete Townshend writing additional lyrics for the film version. Produced by Gus Dudgeon and recorded at Ramport, the Who’s Private Studio, in Battersea, London, and mixed at Air Studios in London. Elton used his original band for the recording, most of whom are still with him today. This particular recording is the only Who cover to reach the Top 10. Originates from the personal collection of legendary engineer and producer Ron Nevison. RR Auction COA. Learn more about Ron Nevison.

These tapes are being sold as a historical artifact and no copyright to the recorded material is claimed nor transferred by the auction house. Originates from the personal collection of legendary engineer and producer Ron Nevison.

 

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