Tag Archives: Leon Russell

Leon Russell, Dr. John etc.

5-9-13             Leon Russell, Dr. John etc. On 5/9/70 The Moody Blues 45 “Question” charts at No. 2 in England.  Also on 5/9/70 The Move 45 “Brontosaurus” charts at No. 7 in England (originally issued on Regal-Zonophone, but later issued on … Continue reading

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Leon Russell – Serge Gainsbourg

4-2-13             Leon Russell and Serge Gainsbourg Happy birthday, Serge Gainsbourg! (Born 1928).  Happy birthday, Leon Russell!  (Born 1941).  I had no idea that Serge Gainsbourg shared a birthday with Leon Russell! Leon Russell probably came to my attention first … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1972

7-2-12                         Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of July 3, 1972 Caught my eye: HABIBIYYA – If Man But Knew (Island / Capitol SMAS-9305) (LP) LEON RUSSELL – Carney (Shelter / Capitol SW-8911) (LP/CD) RE–BOP KWAKU BAAH – … Continue reading

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Leon Russell – Joe Cocker

11-7-11 Leon Russell / Joe Cocker Here’s a quandary I’ve encountered lately:  How did Leon Russell come to front Joe Cocker’s band? What I can gather, the scenario plays like this: Leon Russell came to Los Angeles (from Oklahoma) in … Continue reading

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Time Machine 1971

4-18-11 Time Machine Phonolog Reports – New Releases Week of April 19, 1971 Caught my eye: JOHN MAYALL – Back To The Roots (Polydor 25-3002 2 x LP) (LP/CD) THE DOORS – L.A. Woman (Elektra EKS-75011) (LP/CD) EGG – The … Continue reading

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