American Musician

Leon Russell

  • Apr 02, 1942 - Nov 13, 2016 (age 74)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2017
On a Distant Shore
AlbumSep 22, 2017

On a Distant Shore

On a Distant Shore is an album by singer, multi-instrumentalist …
On a Distant Shore is an album by singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Leon Russell. Produced by Mark Lambert and Leon Russell, the album was released on September 22, 2017, Leon's 38th album on Palmetto Records. On a Distant Shore is Leon's last album, as his death was on November 2016 at age 74. The album was recorded at ThirtySeventeen studio in Nashville Tennessee in 2016. Leon Russell's daughter, Coco Bridges, performs backing vocals on the album and also did the album cover painting. Leon Russell's daughter, Sugaree Noel Bridges, performs backing vocals on the album. Russell reinterpreted “This Masquerade,” ″Hummingbird” and “A Song for You” three of his best-known songs, he also added an orchestral arrangements by Larry Hall.
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2016
Leon Russell
PersonalNovember 2016

Leon Russell

Leon Russell passed away.
The Homewood Sessions
AlbumAug 12, 2016

The Homewood Sessions

The Homewood Sessions released.
2015
Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jersey Broadcast 1979
AlbumAug 28, 2015

Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jers…

Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jersey Broadcast 1979 …
Riding the Northeast Trail: The New Jersey Broadcast 1979 released.
2010
Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
Nomination2010

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "The Union".
Grammy Award
2001
Award2001

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Won award for "Foggy Mountain Breakdown".
Grammy Award
Nomination2001

Best Country Instrumental Performance

Nominated for "Foggy Mountain Breakdown".
Grammy Award
1983
Janet Lee Constantine
MarriageFebruary 1983

Janet Lee Constantine

Married Janet Lee Constantine.
1979
Album Of The Year
Nomination1979

Album Of The Year

Nominated for "One for the Road".
Country Music Association Award
1975
Mary McCreary
MarriageJune 1975

Mary McCreary

Married Mary McCreary.
1972
Award1972

Album of the Year

Won award for "The Concert for Bangladesh".
Grammy Award
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