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Top 10 backing musicians

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John Peters started this one by mentioning Cher as singer for the Ronettes and Reg Dwight on piano for the Hollies.

1. Cher was also a backing singer on “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’”, by The Righteous Brothers, 1964. Thanks to Sharon McVittie.

2. Reg Dwight (not yet called Elton John) was also a backing singer on “Lily The Pink”, by The Scaffold, which was No 1 for four weeks at Christmas 1968. Jonathan Dunn said it also features Graham Nash and Tim Rice on backing vocals, while Jack Bruce of Cream played bass guitar.

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3. Elton John also played piano on “Redneck Friend” by Jackson Browne, 1973. He didn’t have a US work permit at the time, so he was credited as “Rockaday Johnnie”, said Henry Peacock.

4. Billy Joel played the piano........

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