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Tumbleweed Connection

Tumbleweed Connection

Liner Notes

Music & Lyrics by ELTON JOHN, BERNIE TAUPIN & LESLEY DUNCAN

Produced by GUS DUDGEON

Orchestral Arrangements by PAUL BUCKMASTER

Recorded at Trident Studios, London, UK

Tumbleweed Connection

For this third album Elton went in a different direction and, with Bernie Taupin on lyrics, created this concept album about the American West. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 chart and #2 on the UK Albums chart and has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

Released: October 30, 1970

  1. Ballad Of A Well-Known Gun
  2. Come Down In Time
  3. Country Comfort
  4. Son Of Your Father
  5. My Father’s Gun
  6. Where To Now, St. Peter?
  7. Love Song
  8. Amoreena
  9. Talking Old Soldiers
  10. Burn Down The Mission
  11. Into The Old Man’s Shoes [Bonus Track]
  12. Madman Across The Water [Original Version] [Bonus Track]