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My Fathers Gun - Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection (Vinyl, LP, Album)


Download My Fathers Gun - Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection (Vinyl, LP, Album)
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Label: MCA Records - MCA-2014 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country, Classic Rock

Your information will not be shared. And you can un-subscribe with one click at any time. UK album chart. Click here for more info. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl appears barely played MCA Bring your Elton John collection to our offices for a free appraisal - click here. Condition :. This item is in Excellent condition or better unless it says otherwise in the above description.

We buy items as close to Mint condition as possible and many will be unplayed and as close to new as you could hope to find. Elton John click here for complete listing. John played the song in the same set as what became the live album, though it has not been performed in concert since.

This song was also featured on the soundtrack to the film Elizabethtown , starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Rovi Corp. It is Murray's first appearance on an Elton John album.

In addition to several studio players who also performed on John's previous self-titled second album, several tracks feature backing musicians from the band Hookfoot , who were also his DJM Records label mates. Stewart also performed the song live with Elton John dressed as a hornet, live at a fund-raising gig at the Vicarage Road Stadium of the Watford Football Club the Watford Hornets on 5 May Nazareth were the opening act , the same month that Elton John's eighth album, Caribou was released for the price of 1 pound.

In , a bootleg CD was released called Tumbleweed Collection. This was a collection of piano demos and live tracks. Photographer Ian Digby Ovens [9] captured John seated to the right in the photo but appearing to the left on the front cover, shown above and Taupin standing to the left, on the back cover in front of the late-nineteenth-century station, to represent the album's rural Americana concept despite the English location.

Additional photos were taken from the interior of a train on the line for the album liner notes and libretto. In August , the Bluebell Railway announced that, to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of the album, it had restored the station to look as it did when the cover photo was taken, giving people an opportunity to re-create the scene in their own photos.

Reviewing later for Allmusic , Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote: "Half of the songs don't follow conventional pop song structures; instead, they flow between verses and vague choruses. These experiments are remarkably successful, primarily because Taupin's lyrics are evocative and John's melodic sense is at its best.

Robert Christgau wrote in his Record Guide : "good melodies and bad Westerns on it. Why do people believe that these latter qualify as songpoems? Robert Hillburn wrote for Los Angeles Times : " Tumbleweed Connection is that near-perfect album that artists often spend a whole career trying to produce.

Music : "A step up from the slightly more overtly commercial Elton John Tumbleweed is beautifully recorded and filled with very fine songs Bordering on classic status. All tracks are written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin , except where noted. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the album by Elton John. For the musical of the same name, see Tumbleweed Connection musical.

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  1. Kasida Permalink
    Aug 15,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Tumbleweed Connection" on Discogs.
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  2. Totaur Permalink
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Gatefold Vinyl release of Tumbleweed Connection on Discogs. Label: MCA Records - MCA • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue Gatefold • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Country, Classic Rock/5(99).
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  3. Shashakar Permalink
    Tumbleweed Connection is 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 as an artist, but with the showy stage presence and pop melodicism still under construction/5().
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  4. Tabar Permalink
    Dec 31,  · Tumbleweed Connection is an oddly constructed album, often awkward, though with Elton John singing the lyrics, he manages to make them sound not only believable, but allows them to shine and resonate with a warmth and passion that had heretofore existed on a far too limited basis. It’s been said that the album is far more than interesting /5(26).
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  5. Meztilmaran Permalink
    Includes 6 page booklet with credits, lyrics Cover Variation to Tumbleweed Connection: No Uni logo in the lower left corner on the front cover. Cat # appears on the spine, labels and booklet. Cat # appears on the front cover.
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  6. Gardazilkree Permalink
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Black/Silver labels Vinyl release of Tumbleweed Connection on Discogs. Label: DJM Records (2) - DJLPS • Format: Vinyl LP, Album Black/Silver labels • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Soft Rock.
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  7. Arashilkree Permalink
    On Tumbleweed Connection, Elton John and Bernie Taupin attempted their most ambitious record to date for the follow-up to their breakthrough album. A loose concept album about the American West, Tumbleweed Connection emphasized the pretensions that always lay beneath their songcraft. Remastered on gram heavyweight vinyl/5().
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  8. Kenos Permalink
    Remaster Pressed on g Vinyl! January 16, was quite a day for new entries in the UK album chart. John Lennon's first "solo" album; T. Rex's first under its shortened name; and, below the top 40, the up-and-coming Elton John with Tumbleweed Connection.A vital and sometimes under-appreciated rung of the ladder that Elton was gradually climbing towards global superstardom, Tumbleweed.
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  9. Arashinris Permalink
    Tumbleweed Connection is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Elton John. It was recorded at Trident Studios, London, England in March , and released in October in the United Kingdom and January in the United States. It is a concept album based on country and western / Americana themes.
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