The albums discography of Elton John consists of 33 studio albums, 5 live albums, 7 soundtrack albums, 18 compilation albums and 3 extended plays, as well as 2 other albums. (See below: “An Elton John Chronology” for listing of album covers and more detail). Interview with David Larkham - The making of the album cover artwork for Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Mike Goldstein, curator, AlbumCoverHallofFame.com April 18, 2014 Like great music, great art always stands the test of time. The album was certified gold and is worthy of a gentle spin.  The Guinness World Records 2009 states that the song is "the biggest-selling single since UK and US singles charts began in the 1950s, having accumulated worldwide sales of 33 million copies" and is the best-selling single worldwide of all time. To match his level of success, something unique was needed for the cover of his next album. It was released in May 1975 by MCA in America and DJM in the UK and was an instant commercial success. Record labels, catalog numbers and other pressing differences are excluded, as there are countless variations to be found. 2000's 13. 1 records, and 2nd artist with most No. Elton John. Second time loved it even more. Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road came as the result… Includes all eight Special Stamps featuring classic album covers and the Miniature Sheet with iconic images from electric live performances. 1970's 17. In 2013 John and Taupin received the Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The albums discography of Elton John consists of 33 studio albums, 5 live albums, … And nowhere has tribute been paid more often than in the world of cover songs. "Sartorial Eloquence"John, Tom Robinson4:454. 1980's 12.