Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy is the ninth studio album by Elton John. It was released in May 1975 by MCA in America and DJM in the UK. It debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200, the first album to do so, reportedly selling . million copies in its first 4 days of release, and stayed in that position for seven weeks.
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Elton’s ninth studio album was an unquestionable critical and commerical smash. It entered the Billboard Top 200 Chart at the spot, something no album had ever done before, was nominated for two Grammys: Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance – Male, and has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA. In 2012, it placed at on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. aptain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy5:46.
Released in 1975, Elton John’s Captain Fantastic was in essence, Elton John’s greatest musical achievement. Throughout the early 1970s, Elton John had released a string of albums each containing multiple top ten singles. The title track, Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy opens the album with a country themed guitar lick that develops into a beautiful country/pop hybrid that stands as one of the earliest experiments in the blending of county, rock and pop music. Gus Dudgeon’s production of the track delivered such an outstanding guitar sound that it seemingly brought Davey Johnston into the listeners virtual environment.
After Captain Fantastic, Elton John lost many of the members of his original band (such as Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson) that he had since 1970. He would continue to put out hit singles and successful albums well into the 21st century but less frequently in than the first 6 or so years of his international career. 5 people found this helpful.
Captain Fantastic debuted at number 1 on the US Billboard 200, and was the first album to do so. It stayed in that position for seven weeks. It also debuted at number 1 in Canada, and only broke a run of what would have been fifteen consecutive weeks at the top by falling to number 2 in the ninth week. On the UK Albums Chart, it peaked at number 2. In 2003, the album was ranked number 158 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Q&A.
You really couldn't get any bigger than Elton John was in 1975. Going into the year, he had logged 10 Top 10 singles (with three of them reaching No. 1) and eight Top 10 albums (with five chart-toppers – including the previous year's Greatest Hits, which stayed there for 10 weeks).
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