The Union - Elton John/Leon Russell
Track Listing
  1. If It Wasn't for Bad
  2. Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes
  3. Hey Ahab
  4. Gone to Shiloh
  5. Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
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  1. If It Wasn't for Bad
  2. Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes
  3. Hey Ahab
  4. Gone to Shiloh
  5. Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
  6. There's No Tomorrow
  7. Monkey Suit
  8. The Best Part of the Day
  9. A Dream Come True
  10. When Love Is Dying
  11. I Should Have Sent Roses
  12. Hearts Have Turned to Stone
  13. Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)
  14. In the Hands of Angels
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On the inaugural episode of Elvis Costello's talk show Spectacle in 2008, Elton John -- who just happened to be a producer on the show -- rhapsodized at length about Leon Russell, hauling out a note-perfect impression of Russell's piano style and Oklahoma drawl. It was enough of a tease to whet the appetite for more but nothing suggested something like The Union, a full-fledged duet album with Russell designed to raise the profile of the rock & roll maverick. Like all lifers, Russell never disappeared -- he just faded, ...

The Union 2010, Decca

UPC: 602527504735

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