WorldCat Identities

Russell, Leon

Works: 440 works in 997 publications in 2 languages and 12,233 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Popular music  Country music  Blues-rock music  Live sound recordings  Country rock music  Documentary films  Rock films  Rock concert films  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Singer, Lyricist, Production personnel, Musician, Actor, Other, Vocalist
Classifications: M1741.18.R64, 781.66
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Leon Russell
Most widely held works by Leon Russell
The union by Elton John( Recording )

25 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marks the culmination of a mutual musical adoration that began in the late 1960s, ahead of John's debut U.S. performance in 1970 at the Troubadour Club in Los Angeles. Includes the single If It Wasn't for Bad
Let it bleed by Rolling Stones( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Stones classic with songs like Gimme Shelter; You Can't Always Get What You Want; and Midnight Rambler. The album also features guitar from Mick Taylor, the man who filled the void left by the death of Brian Jones
The cream of Clapton by Eric Clapton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock music./ Originally released Dec. 1966-Feb. 1981./ Compact disc./ Program and biographical notes by Ray Coleman ([12] p. : col. ports.) inserted in container./ Participants: Eric Clapton, vocals and guitar, with Cream (1st-5th tracks), Blind Faith (6th), Derek and the Dominos (10th-11th), and other unidentified musicians
The Concert for Bangladesh by George Harrison( Recording )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh set the example for future benefit shows like Live Aid and Live 8. Harrison performs along with Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, Ringo Starr and more on this two disc collection
The essential Willie Nelson by Willie Nelson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-one remastered songs by Willie Nelson, including "Good Times," "Georgia on My Mind," "Everywhere I Go" with Emmylou Harris, and "Highwayman" featuring Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson
Living for a song : a tribute to Hank Cochran by Jamey Johnson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning singer, songwriter Jamey Johnson is joined by some of the greatest names in country music on this album. He pays homage to Hank Cochran who is considered one of the greatest songwriters in the history of country music
The concert for Bangla Desh by Saul Swimmer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was the first benefit concert of its kind in that it brought together an extraordinary assemblage of major artists collaborating for a common humanitarian cause - setting the precedent that music could be used to serve a higher purpose. The concert helped to generate millions of dollars for UNICAF and raised awareness for the organization around the world
Burn your playhouse down : the unreleased duets by George Jones( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country legend George Jones is joined by an eclectic array of artists for a collection of unreleased duets. Included are collaborations with Ricky Skaggs, Dolly Parton, Keith Richards, and Marty Stuart
Life journey by Leon Russell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary American singer and pianist Leon Russell has entertained the world for five decades, getting his start as an in-demand Wrecking Crew session player and playing on hundreds of hit records before he began releasing his own albums in 1967. Titled Life Journey, his new 12-track album features newly-written original songs and Russell's turns on classics that resonate with the two-time GRAMMYʼ winner as important to his musical trajectory
The best of Leon Russell by Leon Russell( Recording )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon Russell's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is celebrated with a collection of sixteen of his career-defining tracks, including collaborations with Willie Nelson and Elton John
A poem is a naked person( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Les Blank considered this free-form feature documentary about singer-songwriter Leon Russell, filmed between 1972 and 1974 while Blank was living at the Russell/Shelter Records recording studio compound on Grand Lake of the Cherokees in NE Oklahoma, but unreleased due to creative differences and music clearance problems, to be one of his greatest accomplishments. Includes scenes of Russell and his band and others performing, both in concert and in the studio. Also features footage of everyday life in Oklahoma
Duets by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets is a compilation of 19 classic duets while including four new recordings. This collection includes collaborations with stars of pop, country, soul, disco, rock, songwriters of a bygone era and stars of Broadway and opera
God's problem child by Willie Nelson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just one day before his birthday, Willie Nelson releases a brand new studio album, his first collection of all new songs in nearly three years. One of the tracks, He Won't Ever Be Gone, pays homage to the late Merle Haggard
Live and kickin' by Willie Nelson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earl Scruggs and friends by Earl Scruggs( Recording )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats : a new music city by Bob Dylan( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Issued in conjunction with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's 2015-2016 exhibition 'Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City,' this compilation explores the outstanding artistry of the accomplished session musicians who were working in Nashville in the late sixties and early seventies"--Booklet
The George Benson collection by George Benson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features some of the greatest tracks from jazz icon George Benson, including Turn Your Love Around; On Broadway; and Give Me the Night
King of the blues by B. B King( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American songbook by Carmen McRae( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Mad dogs and Englishmen by Joe Cocker( Recording )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcasing Joe Cocker in his prime this exciting and exhilarating tour was recorded at the Fillmore East. Features eight previously unreleased live performances as well as four rare studio recordings
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBridges, Claude Russell, 1942-2016

controlled identityWilson, Hank, 1942-2016

Bridges Claude Russell 1941-2016

Leon Rassell

Leon Russell Amerikaans zanger

Leon Russell amerikai zenész, dalszerző

Leon Russell amerikansk gitarist, sanger og pianist

Leon Russell amerikansk gitarist, songar og pianist

Leon Russell amerikansk gitarrist, sångare och pianist

Leon Russell amerikansk guitarist, sanger og pianist

Leon Russell cantante, musicista e compositore statunitense

Leon Russell musicien américain

Leon Russell US-amerikanischer Sänger, Songschreiber, Pianist und Gitarrist

Russell Brown, L.

Russell, L.

Wilson Hank 1941-2016

Леон Расселл

ליאון ראסל מוזיקאי אמריקאי

ليون راسل

لیون راسل گیتاریست، خواننده، و پیانیست آمریکایی

লিওন রাসেল আমেরিকান গায়ক, গিটারিস্ট, গীতিকার

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German (3)