Friday, October 15, 2010

Elton Gets His Own Radio Channel

SIRIUS XM will launch a seven-day long, commercial-free music channel featuring music, interviews and special guest DJ sessions celebrating the release of Elton John and Leon Russell's new album, The Union.

The limited-run channel called Elton! will launch on Friday, October 15 at 3:00 pm and will run until Friday, October 22 at 3:00 am on SIRIUS channel 33 and XM channel 27.

Academy Award winning director Cameron Crowe discusses the making of The Union, scheduled to be released October 19, and highlights from John and Russell’s storied careers. Producer T Bone Burnett and long-time Elton John collaborator, Bernie Taupin will also be featured.

The special guest DJ sessions will feature actor Robert Downey Jr. and tennis superstar Andy Roddick. The two will play their favorite Elton John music and share stories about individual songs.

- Examiner.com

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