Leon Russell


Born: 4/2/1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA
Died: 11/13/2016
Age: 74
Cause of death: lengthy illness

Full name: Claude Russell Bridges
Noted For: folk rock musician; hits include "A Song For You" (1971), "Tight Rope" (1972), and "Lady Blue" (1975). Songwriting hits include "Delta Lady", recorded by Joe Cocker (1969).

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