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Blues to Americana, Folk to Country from Capital Public Radio.

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Leon Russell Dies; Southern Rock Legend Was 74

November 15, 2016

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell has died in Nashville at the age of 74. His wife, Jan, said through an intermediary that the legendary musician and songwriter had died Sunday in his sleep in Nashville.

William Bell: Tiny Desk Concert

September 7, 2016

The 77-year-old soul hitmaker, known for co-writing songs like the blues standard "Born Under A Bad Sign," hits the Tiny Desk with the aid of a 12-piece band.