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Leon Russell

Singing With Elton John

Elton John whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of “contemporary” artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Leon Russell, Andrea Bocelli, K.D. Lang, Dolly Parton, Joss Stone, Shania Twain, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Rod Stewart, Rihanna, Anastacia Here, they are reunited […]

‘Let Me in Your Life’ is Aretha Franklin’s twenty-second…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Let Me in Your Life’ is her twenty-second studio album (and one of her top-selling) released on February 25, 1974 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let Me In Your Life (Bill Withers) – 03:29 . 2.Every Natural Thing (Eddie Hinton) – 02:37 . 3.Ain’T Nothing Like The Real Thing (Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson) […]

John Lennon releases his sixth solo album : ‘Rock ‘n’…

John Lennon’s ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ is his sixth studio album produced (in part) by Phil Spector and released on February 17, 1975 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Be-Bop-A-Lula (Tex Davis, Gene Vincent) – 02:39 . 2.Stand By Me (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Ben E. King) – 03:26 . 3.Rip It Up / Ready Teddy (Robert […]

Michael Bublé releases his fourth album : ‘It’s Time’…

Michael Bublé’s ‘It’s Time’ is his fourth studio album released on February 8, 2005 by 143, Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Feeling Good (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) – 03:57 . 2.A Foggy Day (In London Town) (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:31 . 3.You Don’T Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) – 04:14 . 4.Quando, Quando, […]

Verve publish Diana Krall’s twelfth album : ‘Wallflower’…

Diana Krall’s ‘Wallflower’ is her twelfth studio album featuring a collection of songs she first heard on vinyl and released on February 3, 2015 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.California Dreamin’ (John Phillips, Michelle Phillips) – 03:17 . 2.Desperado (Glenn Frey, Don Henley) – 03:32 . 3.Superstar (Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell) – 04:16 . 4.Alone […]

This week In One-Off Collaborations 10

Taylor Swift & Ed Sheeran, Neil Young & Jimmy Fallon, David Gilmour, David Crosby & Graham Nash, Roger Taylor & Foo Fighters, Mary J. Blige & Marc Anthony, Leon Russell & Zac Brown Band, Neil Finn & Eddie Vedder, Chris Stapleton & Justin Timberlake, Cyndi Lauper & Charlie Musselwhite, Miley Cyrus & Melanie Safka, Shakira […]

Gordy publish The Temptations’ album : ‘A Song for You’…

The Temptations’ ‘A Song for You’ is an album featuring then-lead singer Dennis Edwards on the title track and released on January 16, 1975 by Gordy. Track Listing : 1.Happy People (Don Baldwin, Jeffrey Bowen, Lionel Richie) – 03:38 . 2.Glasshouse (Charlemagne) – 03:54 . 3.Shakey Ground (Jeffrey Bowen, Al Boyd, Eddie Hazel) – 04:03 […]

Joe Cocker vs The Originals

To celebrate Joe Cocker who passed away today five years ago, we have selected twelve artists who originally performed the songs that made Cocker famous. “The Originals” are Billy Preston, Elton John, Jimmy Cliff, Albert Hammond, Bryan Adams, Randy Newman, INXS, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Lovin’ Spoonful , The Box Tops, Dave Mason Here, they […]

On TV today, Leon Russell & Friends on KCET Los Angeles (1970)

December 5, 1970 – you do not want to miss the ‘Homewood Session’ on KCET Los Angeles featuring Leon Russell and Friends – that is Don Nix, Claudia Linnear, Kathi McDonald, Chuck Blackwell, Jim Horn, John Gallie, Furry Lewis, Don Preston, Joey Cooper, Carl Radle & Emily – taped at Vine Street Theatre in Hollywood, […]