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The Union

Elton John and Leon Russell | A DREAM COME TRUE Elton John and Leon Russell

A DREAM COME TRUE Elton John and Leon Russell (Joseph Guay)

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The Union

Genre: Rock

There’s an appealing logic in pairing these piano men for a duets album after decades of mutual admiration. On The Union, Leon Russell’s raspy wail makes an apt foil for Sir Elton’s still-luxuriant croon, and the duo settles cozily into producer T Bone Burnett’s arrangements. Both artists have done more durable work in the past, but who can begrudge two old pals having so much fun? B

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Originally posted October 25 2010 — 12:00 AM EDT

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