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Elton John Vinyl Club 2017 10 LP box set review

A rather large number of Elton albums were released or re-released on vinyl in 2016/17. I’m including 2016 because There was the Burberry box set in November 2016, which I did not buy because of the price tag. The same albums that were in the Burberry box set were released individually in April 2017, so […]

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Video review of Elton John Diamonds 3CD box set

This is going to be a short video review of the new greatest hits collection by Elton John: Diamonds. After writing a long post explaining all the reasons I wasn’t going to buy this, I went ahead and bought this. At first glance, the song selection on the first two discs (and the 2 disc […]

Friday, November 17th, 2017

Elton John-Diamonds Box set now on Amazon

Remember the time I wrote a long, rambling post on why I won’t be buying the Diamonds 3CD box set? Well, I just bought the Diamonds 3CD box set. [facepalm] As you can see here, the price is almost literally half the price on eltonjohn.com ($59.99 USD there), so that was the deciding factor. Also, […]

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Why I won’t be buying the Elton John-Diamonds box set

I’ve seen many people complain that it didn’t seem like a whole lot was done about the 50 year anniversary of Elton and Bernie working together. In this general time period (last 12 months or so), there have been various remasters available in box sets and separately. There was a Burberry box set, and the […]

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

EJ Vinyl Club Box and the Release Schedule for the Rest

Yesterday I got the box for the box set. It seems nice and sturdy, and is a darker purple than I thought it would be. According to the release schedule, Blue Moves and Empty Sky should also have been released a couple days ago, but they usually take a while to get to me so […]

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Honky Chateau and Tumbleweed Connection 2017 Reissues

These are the first two of the reissues which are available separately or as part of a 10-LP box set. I ordered the box set from the official site, and just got these two in the mail yesterday. I haven’t had a chance to listen to these enough to adequately talk about the remastering quality […]

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Honky Chateau remaster/rerelease out today

Apparently the vinyl remaster/rerelease of Honky Chateau is out today, but I’m still waiting on my copy of Tumbleweed Connection. The official site says when you order the box set, you’re supposed to receive them on or near the release date. Maybe they waited to mail out both at the same time, maybe not. I […]

Friday, July 7th, 2017

10 Elton John albums being released on vinyl this year

It is a box set with 10 records in it, 2 of which weren’t released on vinyl before (The Big Picture and One Night Only).

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

More 1970s Elton John reissues coming

A few early ’70s records from Elton John are getting reissued throughout June and July. The albums range from 1970 to 1974, with each all on 180-gram wax and featuring remastered audio. You can see the selections below:

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Elton John – 17-11-70+

There are no record stores near me, so I ended up getting this on Ebay. Haven’t opened it yet, though.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017