Leon Russell

Born 2 April 1942. Died 13 November 2016
Leon Russell
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1942-04-02
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Leon Russell

Leon Russell Biography (Wikipedia)

Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges; April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling pop music records during his 60-year career. His genres included pop, country, rock, folk, gospel, bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk rock, blues rock, surf, standards, and Tulsa Sound.

His collaborations rank as some of the most successful in music history, and as a touring musician he performed with hundreds of notable artists. He recorded 33 albums and at least 430 songs. He wrote "Delta Lady", recorded by Joe Cocker, and organized and performed with Cocker's Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour in 1970. His "A Song for You", added to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2018, has been recorded by more than 200 artists, and his "This Masquerade" by more than 75.

As a pianist, he played in his early years on albums by The Beach Boys and Jan and Dean. On his first album, Leon Russell, in 1970, the musicians included Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison. One of his biggest early fans, Elton John, said Russell was a "mentor" and an "inspiration". They recorded their album The Union in 2010, which earned them a Grammy nomination.

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Spanish Harlem
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Spanish Harlem
Willie Nelson and Leon Russell
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
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One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

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Willie Nelson and Leon Russell
Willie Nelson
God's Problem Child
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God's Problem Child
Leon Russell
The Ballad of Hollis Brown
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The Ballad of Hollis Brown
Leon Russell
This Masquerade
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This Masquerade
Leon Russell
Hummingbird
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Hummingbird
Leon Russell
Easy To Love
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Easy To Love
Leon Russell
The One I Love Is Wrong
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The One I Love Is Wrong
Leon Russell
Georgia On My Mind
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Georgia On My Mind
Leon Russell
Come On In My Kitchen
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Come On In My Kitchen
Leon Russell
Tightrope
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Tightrope
Willie Nelson
Am I Blue
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Am I Blue
Willie Nelson
You Are My Sunshine
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You Are My Sunshine
Willie Nelson
Let The Rest Of The World Go By
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Let The Rest Of The World Go By
Willie Nelson
Heartbreak Hotel (feat. Leon Russell)
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Heartbreak Hotel (feat. Leon Russell)
Willie Nelson
Detour
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Detour
Chuck Blackwell
The Letter
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The Letter
Elton John
Gone to Shiloh (feat. Neil Young)
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Gone to Shiloh (feat. Neil Young)
B.B. King
Ask Me No Questions
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Ask Me No Questions
Leon Russell
Delta Lady
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Delta Lady
Leon Russell
Crystal Closet Queen
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Crystal Closet Queen
Elton John
If It Wasn't For Bad
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If It Wasn't For Bad
Leon Russell
Wild Horses
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Wild Horses
Leon Russell
A Song For You
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A Song For You
Leon Russell
Hey Good Lookin'
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Hey Good Lookin'
Leon Russell
Jumping Jack Flash (Concert For Bangladesh)
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Jumping Jack Flash (Concert For Bangladesh)
Elton John
Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
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Jimmie Rodgers' Dream
Chuck Blackwell
Bird On The Wire
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Bird On The Wire
Leon Russell
Magic Mirror
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Magic Mirror
George Harrison
Day After Day
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Day After Day
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