Category Archives: Album Discussions

More Fan Thoughts on “The Union”

[ This item is in response to a post dated December 2010 from a contributor named “David.”  You can review their comments here. ] Just saw a rather critical review of  The Union by another 22nd Rower.  Wow, more proof … Continue reading

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Grammy Nod for “If It Wasn’t For Bad”

If It Wasn’t For Bad has received a Grammy nomination in the category of Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals. If It Wasn’t For Bad released as a single in August and is eligible for the … Continue reading

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Elton & Leon in Tulsa: “I Knew This Would Be A Historic Event”

[ S P O I L E R ] Words can’t even begin to describe how great this concert was!!!!!! I’ve seen Elton 12 or 13 times and this ranks as one of his best ever!!! Not that I have … Continue reading

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“The Union” Ranks Up There With Anything In The Last Two Decades

Long time Elton John fan here.  It’s a given that I will purchase any new Elton John release.  That being said, I’m sure I’m not alone when I say the early 70s were close to unparalleled no matter the artist … Continue reading

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A Foreign Review of “The Union”

First of all, it’s absolutely great to see The 22nd Row back! Please, don’t go away again, we all EJ fans miss this piece of info too much! On to a foreign review of The Union, from Brazil: This album … Continue reading

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Another Fan’s Vantage From The 22nd Row…

Welcome Back…..I, (we) missed The 22nd Row and very glad it is back.  Hope all stays well with you. The Union Since The Union is the theme here…..I bought The Union about a week ago, haven’t stopped listening to it … Continue reading

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And Now A Fan’s Mixed Review of The Union

Got the album a few days ago. I’m more of a pop Elton fan and I absolutely loved The Captain & The Kid so this album appeals to me less, but at the same time it is quite good.  Artistically, … Continue reading

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The Union: Highest Elton John, Leon Russell Chart Debut Since Blue Moves, Carney

The return of The 22nd Row happily coincides with the return of Elton to the charts.  For those who care about this stuff, Elton and Leon will debut at #3 next week on Billboard’s Top Album chart.  The CD sold … Continue reading

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Beacon Concert: A New Legendary Concert

The Union Concert: October 19, 2010, The Beacon Theatre, NYC I was fortunate enough to be among those who attended Elton John and Leon Russell’s debut concert for The Union.  Clearly, this concert will rank among Elton’s most legendary concerts, … Continue reading

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The Union Buyers Guide: Four Versions & Counting

So far, it appears that there are four formats of The Union. The following is a rundown with the lowest prices I have seen so far. Standard 14-track U.S. CD in Jewel Case Prices starting at $9.99 and up 1.     … Continue reading

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