Leon Russell remembered

The Associated Press - November 21, 2016 9:23 am

Leon Russell in 2013

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – More than 1,000 people filled a Tulsa arena to remember influential musician Leon Russell, who sang, wrote and produced some of rock ‘n’ roll’s top records.

Mourners gathered Sunday for a public memorial at the Mabee Center to honor Russell, who died on Nov. 13 at 74.

Russell produced and played on recording sessions for Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Ike and Tina Turner, the Rolling Stones and others.

 

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