RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16



RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby bailbath » Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:47 pm

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/peopl ... 14956.html
American musician and songwriter Leon Russell has died at the age of 74.

The artist, who is best known for the songs "Shine a Light" and "A Song for You" died in Nashville on Sunday.

“His wife said that he passed away in his sleep,” a statement posted on Russell’s website read.

Russell was inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2011.
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Re: RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby wolfgangguhl » Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:05 pm

What an awful year!
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Re: RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby PeterC » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:12 am

When I first saw this clip I genuinely thought it was probably Mickey Gilley!



R.I.P. Leon. :cry:
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Re: RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby wolfgangguhl » Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:04 pm



Superb!
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Re: RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby wolfgangguhl » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:43 pm

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Re: RIP Leon Russel 13/11/16

Postby chris morris » Mon Nov 14, 2016 11:26 pm

https://youtu.be/rJpnfL3DQmU

Unless I'm mistaken, that's Leon on bass which must have been a rare event.

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