Elton John & Leon Russell

The Union

Released in 2010

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Tracks

1: If It Wasn't For Bad
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Piano, Written-By: Leon Russell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Rose Stone, Tata Vega
Baritone Horn: George Bohanon
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Organ [Hammond B3]: Booker T. Jones
Trombone: George Bohanon, Ira Nepus, Maurice Spears
Trumpet, Bass Trumpet, Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns]: Darrell Leonard
Tuba: William Roper
Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell


2: Eight Hundred Dollar Shoes
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Bill Cantos, Jason Scheff, Lou Pardini, Tata Vega
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


3: Hey Ahab
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Bill Cantos, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Kellye Huff, Perry Morgan, Rose Stone, Tanya Balam, Tata Vega, Tiffany Smith
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Electric Guitar: T-Bone Burnett
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Tambourine: Mike Piersante
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


4: Gone To Shiloh
Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns]: Darrell Leonard
Baritone Horn: George Bohanon
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Dulcimer: Jason Wormer
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano: Elton John, Leon Russell
Trombone: George Bohanon, Ira Nepus, Maurice Spears
Trumpet: Darrell Leonard
Tuba: William Roper
Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell, Neil Young
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


5: Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Bill Cantos, Jason Scheff, Lou Pardini, Tata Vega
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Electric Guitar: T-Bone Burnett
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Pedal Steel Guitar: Russ Pahl
Percussion [Beaded Gourd]: Debra Dobkin
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Bernie Taupin, Elton John, T-Bone Burnett


6: There's No Tomorrow
Arranged By [Backing Vocals]: Leon Russell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Tata Vega
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia, Marty Grebb
Pedal Steel Guitar: Robert Randolph
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Elton John, James Shaw (2), Leon Russell, T-Bone Burnett


7: Monkey Suit
Acoustic Guitar: Marc Ribot
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Bill Cantos, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Kellye Huff, Perry Morgan, Rose Stone, Tanya Balam, Tata Vega, Tiffany Smith
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Saxophone: Jim Thompson, Joe Sublett, Tom Peterson (2)
Tambourine: Mike Piersante
Trumpet, Bass Trumpet, Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns]: Darrell Leonard
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


8: The Best Part Of The Day
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Bill Cantos, Jason Scheff, Lou Pardini, Tata Vega
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Organ [Hammond B3]: Booker T. Jones
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


9: A Dream Come True
Arranged By [Backing Vocals]: Leon Russell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Rose Stone, Tata Vega
Body Percussion: Jason Wormer, Kyle Ford, Mike Piersante
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums: Jay Bellerose
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals, Written-By: Elton John, Leon Russell
Tambourine: Rose Stone


10: When Love Is Dying
Arranged By [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell, Brian Wilson
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Bill Cantos, Brian Wilson, Jason Scheff, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Lou Pardini, Rose Stone, Tata Vega
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Electric Guitar: T-Bone Burnett
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


11: I Should Have Sent Roses
Baritone Horn: George Bohanon
Bass: Don Was
Drums: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Doyle Bramhall II
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Organ [Hammond B3]: Booker T. Jones
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Saxophone: Jim Thompson, Joe Sublett, Tom Peterson (2)
Trombone: George Bohanon, Ira Nepus, Maurice Spears
Trumpet, Bass Trumpet, Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns]: Darrell Leonard
Tuba: William Roper
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


12: Hearts Have Turned To Stone
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Piano, Written-By: Leon Russell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Tata Vega
Bass: Davey Faragher, Don Was
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Doyle Bramhall II
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Organ [Hammond B3]: Booker T. Jones
Saxophone: Jim Thompson, Joe Sublett, Tom Peterson (2)
Trumpet, Arranged By [Horns], Conductor [Horns]: Darrell Leonard
Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell


13: Never Too Old (To Hold Somebody)
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Bill Cantos, Jason Scheff, Judith Hill, Lou Pardini, Tata Vega
Double Bass [Acoustic Bass]: Dennis Crouch
Drums, Percussion: Jay Bellerose, Jim Keltner
Guitar: Marc Ribot
Keyboards: Keefus Ciancia
Piano, Vocals: Elton John, Leon Russell
Written-By: Elton John & Bernie Taupin


14: In The Hands Of Angels
Arranged By [Backing Vocals], Piano, Vocals, Written-By: Leon Russell
Backing Vocals: Alfie Silas Durio, Bill Cantos, Jean Witherspoon, Judith Hill, Kellye Huff, Perry Morgan, Rose Stone, Tanya Balam, Tata Vega, Tiffany Smith
Conductor [Backing Vocals]: Bill Maxwell
Electric Bass: Drew Lambert
Keyboards: Marty Grebb


Credits

Coordinator [Production]: Adrian Collee, Ivy Skoff, Jon Howard
Design: Peacock
Edited By: Jason Wormer
Engineer: Ben McAmis, Kyle Ford, Mark Lambert
Engineer [Assistant]: Brett Lind, Chris Owens (2), Kory Aaron, Vanessa Parr
Executive-Producer: Elton John, Johnny Barbis
Mastered By: Gavin Lurssen
Mixed By, Recorded By: Mike Piersante
Photography By: Annie Leibovitz, Frank W. Ockenfels 3, Joseph Guay, Steve Todoroff
Producer: T-Bone Burnett
Recorded By: Jason Wormer
Technician [Guitar]: Paul Ackling
Transcription By: Julie Eidsvoog

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