Roll Away The Stone: Leon Russell gone to Glory
The news that Tulsa Mafia, rock, boogie, country & western, Funk, acid gospeldelic, Americana & New Orleans shuffle-master icon Leon Russell has walked on is far too immense for an artist & American of my freaky-deak, Dixie-fried orbit to comment about on the fly. So, look forward to my scribing & dialogues about how the loss of Leon is affecting me later this week. For now, I am just back from the prayerful march for #StandingRock in Manhattan with the Ramapough Lenape clan mothers & reflecting deeply on what has been a chaotic, sorrowful week in the music world & across Turtle Island. Of course, with a lil’ “A Song For You” on rotation – A’ho*
I’ve been so many places in my life and time
I’ve sung a lot of songs, I’ve made some bad rhymes
I’ve acted out my life in stages, with ten thousand people watching
But we’re alone now I’m singing this song for you
This entry was posted on November 14, 2016 by KCH. It was filed under Red Road, Reviews, Uncategorized and was tagged with Activism, Activist, Americana, AmericanHistory, artist, ASongForYou, BlackSnakeKillas, ClanMothers, DonnyHathaway, Funk, Gospeldelic, Icons, Kandia Crazy Horse, Legends, LeonRussell, March, Muses, Music, Nashville, News, NYC, NYC2StandingRock, PsychedelicRock, RamapoughLenape, rock, ShelterPeople, SplitRock, StandingRockSiouxTribe, TulsaMafia.