Leon Russell Passes Away At 74

Legendary musician Leon Russell has passed away at the age of 74.

Russell’s wife released the following statement on his website,

“We thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this very, very difficult time. My husband passed in his sleep in our Nashville home. He was recovering from heart surgery in July and looked forward to getting back on the road in January. We appreciate everyone’s love and support.”

Russell’s collaborations include Elton John, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, the Rolling Stones, and Willie Nelson.


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