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Tumbleweed Connection

2 Ratings: 5.0
Pop and Rock album by Elton John

Tumbleweed Connectionis part of the early catalog of Elton John's work that Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose reportedly once said he would love to own the publishing rights to as a work of art. Indeed, it does contain some of John's most expressive work … see full wiki

Tags: Music, Pop, Rock
2 reviews about Tumbleweed Connection
review by . January 31, 2004
posted in Music Matters
1971 was an odd time for Elton to jump in the saddle, genre-wise. He had just established himself as an international pop star with his U.S. debut, "Elton John," the year before. He was identified with the folky-rock singer-songwriter movement (James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson etc.) that was the Next Big Thing after the Beatles.So what does he do? He records an album defined in its cover and in most of its key songs with the American west of a century before, not country …
review by . February 27, 2000
Sometimes beauty is not always the most recognizable piece in the gallery. It is very often the one that does not get first notice. But once you are aware of its presence, WOW, it really hits you between the eyes. This record just has all the right ingredients for a hidden classic. Touching lyrics, varied song selection, spirited keyboard and vocal performance by Reg, and superb arrangements. Take my word for it, pick this one up Today if you don't allready own.
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Label: Island
Artist: Elton John
Genre: Pop, Rock
Release Date: February 20, 1996
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