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An idol’s idol: Leon Russell was major influence on 60s and 70s rock – CSMonitor.com

An idol’s idol: Leon Russell was major influence on 60s and 70s rock – CSMonitor.com

November 15
10:21 2016

Leon Russell may not be a household name, but the pianist and songwriter collaborated with many well-known musicians, including B.B. King, Willie Nelson, and Bob Dylan. By Molly Driscoll, Staff writer NOVEMBER 14, 2016. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Leon Russell, who died on Sunday, spent much of his musical career in relative obscurity. But the pianist and songwriter was an outsized influence on and collaborator with some of rock’s greatest legends….

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