Legendary frontman Sir Elton John celebrated the 50th anniversary of his iconic studio album named Tumbleweed Connection by sharing a new post on his official Instagram account.

Tumbleweed Connection is the third studio album of Elton which based on country, western, and American themes. This album peaked at number two in the UK Albums Chart and number five on the Billboard 200 chart.

In the caption, Elton pointed out that releasing a country album surprised so many people back in the days and admitted that he would have been pigeonholed for the rest of his life if he had done another orchestral record.

This caption of Elton was so funny that around 45K people liked it in less than fifteen hours, and most of them headed to the comment section to share their thoughts about this album.

Here is what Elton John said:

“Today is the 50th anniversary of Tumbleweed Connection! Releasing a country album certainly surprised a lot of people at the time but if I had done another orchestral record, I would have been pigeonholed for the rest of my life.”

You can check out the post below.