Leon Russell: Signature Songs
Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, June 2002
UNPLUGGED IS one of Leon Russell's "least favourite terms in modern music". But unplugged, more or less, is what this is recorded at the piano, for the most part alone, revisiting 11 of his best-known songs. Reclaiming them to some degree too, since most were far bigger hits for other artists (George Benson on 'This Masquerade'; Joe Cocker, 'Delta Lady'; Ray Charles, 'A Song For You') than for their author.
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