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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

Six Elton John LP reissues just released on Amazon today

Songs from the West Coast This is the first individual vinyl release of this, so not much to compare it to. It was also released last November in the Burberry box set, but I don’t have that. I assume these are the same as the releases in that, though. This is NOT gatefold, which initially […]

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Reissue of 17-11-70 with bonus tracks for Record Store Day

17.11.70+ Track List A1 “Take Me To The Pilot” A2 “Honky Tonk Women” A3 “Sixty Years On” A4 “Can’t Put You On” B1 “Bad Side Of The Moon” B2 “Burn Down The Mission” (Incl. “My Baby Left Me” / “Get Back”) C1 “Indian Sunset” * C2 “Amoreena” (Newly remixed bonus track) C3 “Your Song” * […]

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

6 Remasters for Preorder on Amazon

I ended up preordering all six of these, some of the prices have gone down by a couple dollars just recently. They are the same ones that were included in the Burberry box set, but that was very limited and cost quite a bit. It’s nice that there is a regular release, especially of Songs […]

Monday, March 27th, 2017