leon russell

R.I.P. Songwriter and Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Leon Russell, Dead at Age 74

Musician and songwriter Leon Russell died in his sleep early Sunday in Nashville, according to a statement on his website. He was 74. No cause was…
Anna Gaca / November 13, 2016

Leon Russell, ‘The Best of Leon Russell’ (Capitol/EMI)

Russell was the original oddball arranger-producer-sideman-songwriter, as important for the records he shepherded for others as for his own. Already gigging in his native Tulsa,…
Andrew Hultkrans / April 5, 2011

Waits, Diamond, Cooper Inducted Into Rock Hall

Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Darlene Love, and Dr. John were among the musicians inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Monday…
Kevin O'Donnell / March 15, 2011