Leon Russell is the debut solo album by the singer, songwriter and t Leon Russell. It followed his debut with the Midnight String Quartet and a production by Russell and Marc Benno billed as the Asylum Choir. A Song for You written and sung by Leon Russell for this his first solo album is a slow, pained plea for forgiveness and understanding from an estranged lover, the tune is one of Russell's best-known compositions.
Live in Japan is an live album by singer and songwriter Leon Russell. The album was recorded two live tour sessions. The first record section is a 1974 tour show at Budokan in ]. The second recorded section is from a 1971 tour show in Sam Houston Coliseum. While the album had some of Leon's new hits, like Tight Rope and A Song for You,, the album did not chart in the top 200. His early live album Leon Live peaked at 9 on the US charts. The new CD releases were after Leon recordings earned six gold records. He received two Grammy awards from seven nominations. In 2011, he was inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. One of his biggest early fans, Elton John, said Russell was a "mentor" and an "inspiration".
Written-By – Leon Russell. B6. Stranger In A Strange Land. Written-By – Leon Russell. Part Two. A1. Out In The Woods. Recorded live in concert at the Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, California on August 28, 1972.
Leon Live is a live album by singer and songwriter Leon Russell recorded on August 28, 1972, at the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California. It was Russell's first live album. It was originally released as a three-LP set in a tri-fold cover on Russell's Shelter Records label. The album peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Top LPs chart and received a gold certification for sales of over 500,000 albums.
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Songs in album Leon Russell - Leon Russell (1969). Studio album by Leon Russell Released 23 March 1970 (US) 24 April 1970 (UK) Personnel Leon Russell - piano, guitar, bass guitar, vocals Buddy Harman - drums Klaus Voormann - bass guitar, track 13 Mick Jagger - vocals George Harrison - guitar tracks 2,4,9 Ringo Starr - drums tracks 2,4,9 Alan Spenner - bass guitar Charlie Watts - drums, track 11[.
Leon Russell & New Grass Revival's THE LIVE ALBUM (Paradise, PAX-3532) was recorded and videotaped on 5/15/80 at Perkins Palace in Pasadena, CA. Leon on keyboard and lead vocals is supported by Sam Bush (mandolin, fiddle, backing vocals), Courtney Johnson (banjo, backing vocals), John Cowan (bass, backing vocals), and Curtis Burch (guitar, dobro, backing vocals). Also appearing: Bill Kenner (mandolin) and Ambrose Campbell (percussion). The concert often resembles a tent revival meeting, yet there's much variety here. Tremendous live album uniting the unique styles and talents of the legendary Leon Russell and the New Grass Revival. Only Leon could unite the sounds of bluegrass and pop into such an incredible album. 2 people found this helpful.