Monthly Archives: October 2010

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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Beacon Concert With Elton & Leon: “What a Night It Was!!”

It truly was a magical night. Continue reading

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First Impressions: “The Union”

Like many of you, I’ve been listening to The Union via the preview at NPR.org that is available through today (Monday 18 October 2010). Additionally, I was accidently blessed with an advance copy a couple of days ago.  There are … Continue reading

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Seats available! The 22nd Row is Re-Opened

Welcome back… After a hiatus of more than three years, The 22nd Row is reborn anew as a blog along with the occasional edition of the classic email newsletter. Self-anointed Elton pundit Jim McKay and other contributors will offer perspectives, … Continue reading

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