- Elton John has called Russell and inspiration and recorded an album and toured with him in 2010.
- Steve Martin performed with Russell on a Grammy winning performance and tweeted about his death.
- — Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo)Sun, Nov 13 2016 16:47:26Read the obit, then listen to his masterpiece, Song for You. Leon Russell, Renowned Songwriter and Musician. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/leon-russell-renowned-songwriter-and-musician-dead-at-74-w450174 …
- — Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg)Sun, Nov 13 2016 17:07:18The magnificent Leon Russell amazing musician, true superstar "Long ago and so far away,I fell in love with you..After the 2nd show" R.I.P
- — Travis Tritt (@Travistritt)Sun, Nov 13 2016 19:22:42Sorry to hear that Leon Russell, rock'n'roll pianist and songwriter, dies aged 74 | Music | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/nov/13/leon-russell-dies-pianist-a-song-for-you …
- — Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow)Sun, Nov 13 2016 19:18:33So long, Leon Russell. You played your heart out and we will miss you. Thank you for sharing your divine talent with us. ❤️#LeonRussell
- — Yusuf / Cat Stevens (@YusufCatStevens)Sun, Nov 13 2016 17:48:55
- — Chaka Khan (@ChakaKhan)Sun, Nov 13 2016 16:51:00
- — Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels)Sun, Nov 13 2016 15:49:00Just got word that Leon Russell has passed away Rest in peace Leon You left a lot of great music behind you.
- — Booker T. Jones (@BookerTJones)Sun, Nov 13 2016 18:15:06RIP my friend of 50 years, generous trail blazer, Leon Russell, who rescued me and remained a gentleman throughout Hollywood's trials.
Stars, musicians react to Leon Russell's death
The music legend died at the age of 74.
byFOX23 News 18,878 Views