Jewel Box 8CD Boxset


Ships on: July 26, 2024

The ultimate exploration into Elton John’s extensive back catalogue,‘Jewel Box’ encompasses a selection of deep cuts chosen by Elton himself; rarities from the earliest stage of his and Bernie Taupin’s musical journey; B-sides spanning 30 years, and songs discussed in Elton’s best-selling, critically acclaimed 2019 memoir,‘Me’. The eight discs come in a beautiful hardcover book, enclosed in an outer slipcase. Each section contains extensive notes and, for ‘Deep Cuts’, there is track-by-track commentary by Elton. The set contains an unprecedented number of previously unheard, unreleased tracks from 1967 - 1969, the years that cemented the foundations of the iconic John-Taupin partnership: ‘Jewel Box’ truly is a treasure trove for Elton John fans.

Discs 1 & 2: Deep Cuts – A selection of personal favorites, curated by Elton. The box set book includes a track by track written commentary by Elton John with Alexis Petridis.

Discs 3, 4 and 5: Rarities 1965 -1971 – Elton’s much sought-after 1960s and early 1970s demos and music that cemented the foundations of the iconic John-Taupin writing partnership. The compelling, previously unreleased, missing piece in his illustrious story. Daryl Easlea narrates this fascinating story with contributions from those who were there at the time.

Discs 6 & 7: B Sides 1976-2005 – Flipsides, never before compiled together. Those B-Side gems that are now given another chance to sparkle – many never previously available digitally.

Disc 8: And This Is Me . . . – To coincide with the release of the updated paperback edition of ‘Me’, the final collection celebrates the songs mentioned by name by Elton in his acclaimed book, closing ‘Jewel Box’ with the 2020 Academy Award winning “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”.

15.3 x 12.6 x 2.6"


  1. Monkey Suit (Elton John & Leon Russell)
  2. Where To Now St Peter?
  3. Mellow
  4. The Ballad Of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
  5. Chameleon
  6. Gone to Shiloh (Elton John & Leon Russell)
  7. We All Fall In Love Sometimes
  8. Too Low For Zero
  9. The Power (with Little Richard)
  10. All That I’m Allowed
  11. The Bridge
  12. The New Fever Waltz
  13. Stones Throw From Hurtin’
  14. The North
  15. Hoop Of Fire
  16. Boogie Pilgrim


  1. Ticking
  2. Crystal
  3. All Quiet On The Western Front
  4. Tell Me When The Whistle Blows
  5. Freaks In Love
  6. Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody) Elton John & Leon Russell
  7. The Emperor’s New Clothes
  8. House
  9. (Gotta Get A) Meal Ticket
  10. Understanding Women
  11. Shoot Down The Moon
  12. Have Mercy On The Criminal
  13. Blues For Baby And Me
  14. My Quicksand
  15. Street Kids

CD3 (RARITIES - PART ONE 1965 - 1968)

  1. Come Back Baby (BLUESOLOGY)
  2. Mr. Frantic (BLUESOLOGY)
  3. Scarecrow (Piano/Tambourine Demo)
  4. A Dandelion Dies In The Wind (Piano Demo)
  5. Velvet Fountain (Piano Demo)
  6. A Little Love Goes A Long Way (Piano Demo)
  7. If You Could See Me Now (Piano Demo)
  8. Mr. Lightning Strikerman (Piano Demo)
  9. Countryside Love Affair (Piano Demo)
  10. I Could Never Fall In Love With Anybody Else (Piano Demo)
  11. I Get A Little Bit Lonely (Piano Demo)
  12. The Witch's House (Piano Demo)
  13. Get Out Of This Town (Piano/Tambourine Demo)
  14. Year Of The Teddy Bear (Piano Demo)
  15. Where It's At (Piano/Percussion Demo)
  16. Who's Gonna Love You (Piano/Percussion Demo)
  17. Nina (Band Demo)
  18. Angel Tree (Piano/Guitar/Tambourine Demo)
  19. Here's To The Next Time (Piano/Tambourine Demo)
  20. Thank You For All Your Loving (Band Version)
  21. Watching The Planes Go By (Band Version)
  22. When The First Tear Shows (Band Version)
  23. Tartan Coloured Lady (Band Version)


  1. Hourglass (Band Version)
  2. 71-75 New Oxford Street (Band Demo)
  3. Turn To Me (Arranged Band Version)
  4. Reminds Me Of You (Piano Demo)
  5. I Can't Go On Living Without You (Arranged Band Version)
  6. And The Clock Goes Round (Piano Demo)
  7. When I Was Tealby Abbey (Piano Demo)
  8. I'll Stop Living When You Stop Loving Me (Piano Demo)
  9. Trying To Hold On To A Love That's Dying (Piano Demo)
  10. Sitting Doing Nothing (Band Version)
  11. Regimental Sgt. Zippo (Band Version)
  12. Cry Willow Cry (Band Demo)
  13. There Is Still A Little Love (Band Demo)
  14. If I Asked You (Band Demo)
  15. Skyline Pigeon (Piano Demo)
  16. Two Of A Kind (Arranged Band Demo)
  17. The Girl On Angel Pavement (Arranged Band Demo)
  18. Smokestack Children (Arranged Band Demo)
  19. Baby I Miss You (Band Demo)
  20. All Across The Havens (Piano/Guitar Demo)
  21. Bonnie's Gone Away (Piano/Guitar Demo)
  22. Just An Ordinary Man (Piano Demo)
  23. There's Still Time For Me (Piano/Guitar/Tambourine Demo)


  1. The Tide Will Turn For Rebecca (Piano Demo)
  2. Dick Barton Theme (Devil's Gallop) (The Bread & Beer Band)
  3. Breakdown Blues (The Bread & Beer Band)
  4. Taking The Sun From My Eyes (Arranged Band Version)
  5. It's Me That You Need (Band Demo)
  6. Sing Me No Sad Songs (Band Demo)
  7. The Flowers Will Never Die (Piano Demo)
  8. In The Morning (Band Demo)
  9. Open Your Eyes To The Sun (Piano/Tambourine Demo)
  10. One Time, Sometime or Never (Band Demo)
  11. Slow Fade To Blue (Piano/Guitar Demo)
  12. Rolling Western Union (Piano Demo)
  13. My Father's Gun (Piano Demo)
  14. Amoreena (Piano Demo)
  15. Burn Down The Mission (Piano Demo)
  16. Razor Face (Piano Demo)
  17. Madman Across The Water (Piano Demo)
  18. Holiday Inn (Piano Demo)
  19. All The Nasties (Piano Demo)

CD6 (B SIDES PART ONE 1976 - 1984)

  1. Snow Queen (Elton John and Kiki Dee)
  2. Conquer The Sun
  3. Cartier
  4. White Man Danger
  5. Tactics
  6. Steal Away Child
  7. Love So Cold
  8. Les Aveux (Elton John and France Gall)
  9. Donner Pour Donner (Elton John and France Gall)
  10. J'Veux D'la Tendresse
  11. Fools In Fashion
  12. Can't Get Over Getting Over Losing You
  13. Tortured
  14. Hey Papa Legba
  15. Take Me Down To The Ocean
  16. Where Have All The Good Times Gone? [Alternate Mix]
  17. The Retreat
  18. Choc Ice Goes Mental
  19. A Simple Man

CD7 (B-SIDES PART TWO 1984-2005)

  1. Lonely Boy
  2. Highlander
  3. Billy And The Kids
  4. Lord Of The Flies
  5. Rope Around A Fool
  6. Medicine Man
  7. I Know Why I'm In Love
  8. Big Man In A Little Suit
  9. God Never Came Here
  10. The North Star
  11. Did Anybody Sleep With Joan Of Arc
  12. So Sad The Renegade
  13. A Little Peace
  14. Keep It A Mystery
  15. How's Tomorrow
  16. Peter's Song
  17. Things Only Get Better With Love

CD8 (AND THIS IS ME . . .)

  1. Empty Sky
  2. Lady Samantha
  3. Border Song
  4. My Father's Gun
  5. All The Nasties
  6. I Think I'm Going To Kill Myself
  7. Philadelphia Freedom
  8. Song For Guy
  9. Sartorial Eloquence
  10. Elton's Song
  11. Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year)
  12. I Fall Apart
  13. Amazes Me
  14. The Last Song
  15. American Triangle
  16. (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again