Elton John, Leon Russell release The Union - stream on NPR + NYC concert

Elton John and Leon Russell have teamed up with NPR to debut their new album 'The Union' as a part of NPR's 'First Listen' series.

Elton John, Leon Russell - The Union

The album, due in stores October 19, 2010, is currently being streamed in its entirety on NPR.

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'The Union', which was produced by T Bone Burnett, marks the first time these iconic artists have worked together since 1970.

Recorded live in the studio with John and Russell on dueling pianos, the album features a variety of musical genres from R&B, soul, gospel, country, pop and rock.

Icons Neil Young and Brian Wilson provide guest vocals on the 14-track record along with legendary R&B organist Booker T. Jones, steel guitarist Robert Randolph and a 10-piece gospel choir.

In other 'The Union' news, Elton and Leon's upcoming concert on Tuesday October 19th at The Beacon Theatre in NYC will air live simultaneously on Fuse.

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