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Elton John to Honor Leon Russell at Hall of Fame Gala

February 9, 2011 (3:37 am) GMT
After successfully recording their collaborative album 'The Union', John and Russell will be reunited at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame event on March 11.

will induct pal Leon Russell into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame when the pianist is honored among the Class of 2011 next month, March 11.

The Brit gave Russell's career a boost last year, when he recorded collaborative album "" with his hero and mentor - and now the "Tight Rope" singer has asked his friend to introduce him at the Hall of Fame gala in New York. Russell and John are also nominated for a Grammy Award for "The Union".

Meanwhile, will induct , and will induct at the ceremony on March 20. will be honored by , Dr. John by and Darlene Love by .

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