Leon Russell (love him, met him, got his autograph!..He was having to use a cane by then,   awesome show)

Leon Russell (love him, met him, got his autograph!..He was having to use a cane by then, awesome show)

Joe Cocker - The Letter (from the concert tour Mad Dogs and Englishmen w/ Leon Russell, 1970)

Joe Cocker - The Letter (from the concert tour Mad Dogs and Englishmen w/ Leon Russell, 1970)

Leon Russell And The Shelter People – Live In Stockholm 1971 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Past Daily – Leon Russell and the Shelter People during their whirlwind European tour of 1971. This stopover was in Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio on November 26th of that year. Even before his milestone solo career and the Mad Dogs & Englishmen phase, Leon...

Leon Russell And The Shelter People – Live In Stockholm 1971 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend – Past Daily – Leon Russell and the Shelter People during their whirlwind European tour of 1971. This stopover was in Stockholm and recorded by the venerable Sveriges Radio on November 26th of that year. Even before his milestone solo career and the Mad Dogs & Englishmen phase, Leon...

Joe Cocker - "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" 1970 /w Leon Russell.... Didn't anybody tell her????????.....TURN IT ^^^^^

Joe Cocker - "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" 1970 /w Leon Russell.... Didn't anybody tell her????????.....TURN IT ^^^^^

When I read online the other day (July 19, 2016) that Leon Russell, now 74, had a heart attack and will postpone his tour dates, I felt that a great career which has emerged in stages might finally…

Leon Russell, the Neglected Genius

When I read online the other day (July 19, 2016) that Leon Russell, now 74, had a heart attack and will postpone his tour dates, I felt that a great career which has emerged in stages might finally…

Joe Cocker "The Letter" - An excellent performance during the 1970 Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour with Leon Russell. This tour put such a strain on Joe's voice and Leon pushed him so hard that he left the tour early. But not before historic footage was made of great moments in Rock and Roll. Particularly stressing was the song "Cry Me A River". But footage of that performance was one of his best. He was never able to sing the song like that again.

Joe Cocker "The Letter" - An excellent performance during the 1970 Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour with Leon Russell. This tour put such a strain on Joe's voice and Leon pushed him so hard that he left the tour early. But not before historic footage was made of great moments in Rock and Roll. Particularly stressing was the song "Cry Me A River". But footage of that performance was one of his best. He was never able to sing the song like that again.

Leon Russel, wearing the Al Jolson hat from The Jazz Singer on the Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour with Joe Cocker.  Yes, I saw them on the tour.

Leon Russel, wearing the Al Jolson hat from The Jazz Singer on the Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour with Joe Cocker. Yes, I saw them on the tour.

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