Time for Thorns

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Leon Russell, R.I.P.

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Legendary rocker Leon Russell has died,  apparently of complications from recent heart surgery.   He was a musician,  writer and singer,  writing hit songs for others,  notably Joe Cocker.   He played with the most significant artists for decades.   He always struck me as a man grown old before his time,  and it wasn’t just his long white hair and beard that made me feel that way.   There was a weariness behind his music that not even the rousing rendition of “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” with which he often ended his performances could overcome.



Written by timeforthorns

November 15, 2016 at 10:04 am

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