Leon Russell (1942-2016) was just 74 when he died. His collaborations rank as some of the most successful in music history, and he performed with hundreds of Hall of Fame artists. He recorded 33 albums and at least 430 songs. He wrote "Delta Lady", recorded by Joe Cocker, produced and played in recording sessions for Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Ike & Tina Turner, the Rolling Stones. He performed at the Concert for Bangladesh in 1971, and in 2011 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

Leon Russell (1942-2016) was just 74 when he died. His collaborations rank as some of the most successful in music history, and he performed with hundreds of Hall of Fame artists. He recorded 33 albums and at least 430 songs. He wrote "Delta Lady", recorded by Joe Cocker, produced and played in recording sessions for Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Ike & Tina Turner, the Rolling Stones. He performed at the Concert for Bangladesh in 1971, and in 2011 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

Leon Russell live at Nihon Budokan Tokyo November 1973

Leon Russell live at Nihon Budokan Tokyo November 1973

Leon: Mastering space and time - TulsaPeople - September 2011 - Tulsa, OK

Leon: Mastering space and time

Leon: Mastering space and time - TulsaPeople - September 2011 - Tulsa, OK

Leon Russell is a musician and songwriter, who has recorded as a session musician, sideman, and maintained a solo career in music. He wrote and produced "The Wedding Album" with then wife Mary McCreary.

Leon Russell is a musician and songwriter, who has recorded as a session musician, sideman, and maintained a solo career in music. He wrote and produced "The Wedding Album" with then wife Mary McCreary.

I took this shot of Leon Russell in 1973 in Richmond, VA. Tri-X Pan pushed to 3200 asa and special processed in my basement. Copyright Ed Hazelwood

I took this shot of Leon Russell in 1973 in Richmond, VA. Tri-X Pan pushed to 3200 asa and special processed in my basement. Copyright Ed Hazelwood

gregorygalloway: “ Leon (April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) ”

gregorygalloway: “ Leon (April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) ”

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)

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