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  • Between March 16 and 19, 1971, Dylan reserved three days at Blue Rock, a small studio in Greenwich Village, to record with Leon Russell.Bob Dylan-Wikipedia
  • He has said the album, a collaboration with American singer, songwriter and sideman Leon Russell, marked a new chapter in his recording career, saying: "I don't have to make pop records any more."Elton John-Wikipedia
  • Young also contributed vocals to the Elton JohnLeon Russell album The Union, singing the second stanza on the track "Gone to Shiloh" and providing backing vocals.Neil Young-Wikipedia
  • Recorded during a break in touring in the spring and summer, the album reached number 11 on the US charts and garnered a second UK hit with the Leon Russell song, "Delta Lady".Joe Cocker-Wikipedia
  • Shankar opened the show, which featured popular musicians such as Dylan, Clapton, Leon Russell, Badfinger, Preston and Starr.George Harrison-Wikipedia
  • The Tulsa Sound, a variation of rockabilly, blues, and rock 'n' roll, was started and largely developed by local musicians J. J. Cale and Leon Russell in the 1960s and 1970s.Tulsa, Oklahoma-Wikipedia

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