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Sirius XM’s Elton John channel doesn’t forget Leon Russell

Interview with piano pals about ‘The Union’ is among scheduled programming
Elton John (left) and Leon Russell

Elton John (left) and Leon Russell

By Chris M. Junior

An Elton John/Leon Russell interview (conducted by movie director Cameron Crowe) about their new album, “The Union,” is part of the programming schedule that will run on Sirius XM’s new Elton! channel.

This limited-run channel will launch at 3 p.m. ET on Oct. 15 and run through 3 a.m. ET on Oct. 22. During that week, the channel also will air an interview with T Bone Burnett, who produced “The Union,” as well as music by John and Russell.

“The Union” is set for an Oct. 19 release on Decca Records.