Remembering Leon Russell

Leon Russell was born Claude Russell Bridges on April 2, 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma.  Leon passed away on Nov. 13, 2016 in Nashville at the age of 74.  His wife said that he passed away in his sleep.  Russell’s website wrote. “The Master Of Space And Time was a legendary musician and songwriter originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma who performed his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years.”

All across the world;  friends, family, celebrities and other musicians expressed their condolences.  Below are just a few…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herb Alpert remembers Leon RussellLeon was on several sessions that I produced with the Tijuana Brass. He was always…

Posted by Herb Alpert on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Leon Russell dies in Nashville he was 74"I had the honour of playing on stage with Leon when I was in "Delaney and…

Posted by Eric Clapton on Sunday, November 13, 2016

 

Every now and then, you get to do amazing things on your musical journey. One of our biggest career highlights was…

Posted by Zac Brown Band on Sunday, November 13, 2016

 

 

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