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Elton John: Tumbleweed Connection

Penny Valentine, Sounds, 1971

IT IS ALL too easy to go overboard with praise about Elton John. I am guilty of doing it – frequently. But then, when faced with an album like this one it really is impossible to do anything else. Anyway, why should one be perverse when overtaken with an album that is so splendidly overwhelming?

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