Elton John – Tumbleweed Connection original Japan red vinyl LP with obi


Free U.S. shipping!  An original 1970 Japanese red vinyl pressing of Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Tumbleweed Connection is an original 1970 Japanese pressing, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl. 

The cover is M-.  The obi is VG++ with slight foxing on the top edge.  The lyric insert is M-.

The red vinyl record is VG+ on side one with a couple of light marks.  Side two is M-.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a terrific album that’s hard to find complete.

Background:  Tumbleweed Connection was Elton John’s third album (his second in the U.S.) and the album reached #5 on the U.S. album charts and #2 in the UK.

Allmusic.com gave Tumbleweed Connection a rare 5 star review:

Instead of repeating the formula that made Elton John a success, John and Bernie Taupin attempted their most ambitious record to date for the follow-up to their breakthrough. A loose concept album about the American West, Tumbleweed Connection emphasized the pretensions that always lay beneath their songcraft. 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.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: DJM
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1970
Format: Stereo
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Weight 17 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in