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.
As reported by Rolling Stone, Leon Russell, a prolific songwriter who worked with artists and bands like Elton John, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker, and George Harrison has died after suffering a heart attack in July. Russell was 74.Russell’s wife, Jan Bridges, shared the following messag
prolific American pianist, bass guitarist, singer songwriter, producer and arranger, Leon Russell. An originator of the Tulsa Sound, he has recorded as a session musician, sideman and soloist leonrussellrecords.com
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…