Elton John heard a Leon Russell song one day and had an epiphany. He decided then and there that he wanted to make an album with Leon. Elton also decided that it had to be produced by the one and only T-Bone Burnett. The result is Union, a new album containing 14 piano-driven songs that balance between rock, americana, and balladry. Several were written by the famous duo of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Leon contributed a couple of his own songs and also collaborated on others with Burnett, John and Taupin.
Read along and listen in as we flash back to WNEW in the 70's & 80's to revisit these artists thoughts and see how the Union came to be