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1975 studio album by Elton John

Rock of the Westies

Release Date 24 Oct 1975
Released46 years, 1 month ago
Performer Elton John
Rock of the Westies
Rock of the Westies
Photo taken by Cantos Music Foundation

About Rock of the Westies

Rock of the Westies, released in October 1975, is the tenth studio album release for Elton John. As with Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, Rock of the Westies debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart at No. 1, the only two albums at that time to have done so. It was less successful in the artist's home territory of the UK, where it reached No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart. Robert Christgau ranked it as No. 7 on his list of the best albums of 1975. The title is a play on the phrase "West of the Rockies".

Extra Info

Genre rock music
Record label MCA Records