Leon Russell Leon Russell Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid Stereo SACD
Numbered, Limited Edition Hybrid SACD!
"There may not be a more versatile or accomplished musician in all of
A debut album for the ages. As one of the most accomplished musicians to emerge
from the '60s music scene, Leon Russell proved equally accomplished as a singer,
guitarist, keyboard player, composer and producer.
Leon Russell emerged in the '70s as one of rock's true renaissance men by
writing and singing such classics as “A Song For You”, “Delta Lady”, “Tight
Rope”, “This Masquerade” and many more.
Appearing on this recording with Russell was a cast of Super Stars including
George Harrison and Ringo Starr, Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton,
Steve Winwood, Joe Cocker and back-up singers Merry Clayton and Clydie King.
Leon remained in Los Angeles and quickly became one of the city’s more prominent
studio musicians also often working as an arranger, conductor and producer.
Russell was one of Phil Spector’s, “Wall of Sound” session people, he also
played on The Byrds’, “Mr. Tambourine Man,” and arranged and co-wrote most of
the big hits of pop star, Gary Lewis including She’s Just My Style” and
“Everybody Loves a Clown.”
Leon Russell gained a higher public profile when the 1969 Delaney and Bonnie
Bramlett album, “Accept No Substitute” became a major hit. Leon had arranged the
album and played piano and guitar in his now distinctive style that became such
a part of the sound of the group called Delaney & Bonnie and Friends.
The rest, as they say, is history for Russell was inducted into the Rock & Roll
Hall of Fame on March 14, 2011 followed a few months later with induction into
the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on
most conventional CD Players!
• Numbered, Limited Edition
1. A Song For You
2. Dixie Lullaby
3. I Put A Spell On You
4. Shoot Out On The Plantation
6. Delta Lady
7. Prince Of Peace
8. Give Peace A Chance
9. Hurtsome Body
10. Pisces Apple Lady
11. Roll Away The Stone