Episode 1147: Leon Russell – An Appreciation




July 1, 2021


All music in this episode by Leon Russell.

  • “Stranger In a Strange Land” Leon Russell and the Shelter People (Shelter) 1971
  • “A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall” Leon Russell and the Shelter People (Shelter) 1971
  • “A Song For You” Leon Russell (Shelter Records) 1970
  • “Tight Rope” Carney (Shelter) 1972
  • “The Ballad of Hollis Brown” Stop All That Jazz (Shelter Records) 1974
  • “She Smiles Like a River” Leon Russell and the Shelter People (Shelter) 1971

Except for…

  • Willie Nelson and Leon Russell “Heartbreak Hotel” Heartbreak Hotel (Columbia) 1979


Patron of the pod Scott Parks joins us and picks today’s topic. We discuss his recent discovery of the works of Leon Russell.

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