Tumbleweed Connection

1970 studio album by Elton John / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Tumbleweed Connection is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Elton John. It was recorded at Trident Studios, London, England in March 1970, and released in October 1970 in the United Kingdom and January 1971 in the United States. It is a concept album based on country and western/Americana themes. All songs are written by John and Bernie Taupin, with the exception of "Love Song" by Lesley Duncan.

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Tumbleweed Connection
Studio album by
Released30 October 1970
January 1971 (US)
RecordedMarch 1970
StudioTrident, London
ProducerGus Dudgeon
Elton John chronology
Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection
Singles from Tumbleweed Connection
  1. "Country Comfort"
    Released: 1971 (Australia, New Zealand and Brazil only)[2][3]

In 2012, Tumbleweed Connection was ranked number 458 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The album peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and number five on the US Billboard 200 chart.[4][5][6] In the US, it was certified gold in March 1971 and platinum in August 1998 by the RIAA.