Leon Russell

This Weekend in Music History
August 23rd, 1967 - While celebrating a wild birthday party at a Holiday Inn, The Who's drummer Keith Moon accidentally drives a car into the hotel swimming pool. Moon was attempting to avoid having to talk to police who had arrived to break up the party...
This Day In Music History
August 25th
1970 - Elton John makes his American debut as he kicks off a legendary six-night sold-out run at the Troubadour in L.A. In the audience that night were Don Henley, Quincy Jones and Leon Russell.
This Day In Music History
January 22nd
1966 - The Beach Boys went into the studio to record 'Wouldn't It Be Nice', which would be the opening track on their forthcoming album 'Pet Sounds.'