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John And Taupin Made History On This Date In 1975

Written by Chief Editor.

On this date (June 7th) in 1975, Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy was the first album ever to enter the US chart at No. 1. (where it stayed for seven weeks).
 
In fact it debuted at #1 on all three recognised charts of the era (Billboard, Cash Box and Record World).
 
It was also Elton and Bernie Taupin's first genuine concept album.