Leon Russell, 1942 – 2016

Leon Russell, 1942 – 2016

Musician and songwriter Leon Russell died last Sunday. He was 74.

More:

“Leon Russell, Hit Maker and Musicians’ Musician, Dies at 74,” Jon Pareles, New York Times

“Leon Russell, Renowned Songwriter and Musician, Dead at 74,” Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone

“Leon Russell, musician and hit songwriter, dies at 74,” Terence McArdle Washington Post

“Leon Russell: A half-century of musical genius that spanned from Jerry Lee Lewis to Amy Winehouse,” Leon Russell: A half-century of musical genius that spanned from Jerry Lee Lewis to Amy Winehouse, Los Angeles Times

 

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