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LeonLifers: 'Super fans' bond over love of Leon Russell and his music

A past interview with country music legend Willie Nelson was replayed on one of Howard Stern’s SiriusXM channels recently. Stern asked Nelson if Elvis Presley was the greatest performer of all time. Replied Nelson: “You know who my favorite entertainer is? Leon Russell.”. And to that, LeonLifers may...
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Behind The Scene: Director Jesse Lauter on Leon Russell, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks and “Learning to Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen”

“I’m a mega-fan of Leon Russell and being able to work with him was, without a doubt, one of the greatest honors of my life. But I also had to put my professional hat on, and I felt like the team really captured his essence that week,” first-time director Jesse Lauter says of working with Russell on the documentary Learning to Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen.
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Jerry Garcia, Leon Russell, Doug Sahm & Others Perform Together On Thanksgiving 1972

Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia performed with renowned keyboardist Leon Russell and acclaimed Texas-native singer-songwriter Doug Sahm Thanksgiving in 1972. The performance billed as “Doug Sahm and Friends” at Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin also featured Garcia’s Dead band mate Phil Lesh on bass, as well as Texas-based musicians, drummer Jerry Barnett of Shiva’s Headband and fiddlers Mary Egan of Greezy Wheels and Benny Thurman, the 13th Floor Elevators’ bassist.
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