Leon Russell

Leon Russell

Leon Russell


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Tight Rope
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Back To The Island
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It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
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Lady Blue
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A Song For You


  • Looking Back

    Jul 2020 • 10 songs

  • On a Distant Shore

    Sep 2017 • 12 songs

  • I'm No Angel

    Nov 2016 • 1 song

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    The ultimate rock & roll session man, Leon Russell's long and storied career included collaborations with a virtual who's who of music icons spanning from Jerry Lee Lewis to Phil Spector to the Rolling Stones. A similar eclecticism and scope also surfaced in his solo work, which couched his charmingly gravelly voice in a rustic yet rich swamp pop fusion of country, blues, and gospel. Born Claude Russell Bridges on April 2, 1942, in Lawton, Oklahoma, he began studying classical piano at age three, a decade later adopting the trumpet and forming his first band. At 14, Russell li...

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