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Gimme Shelter: The Best of Leon Russell

Leon Russell

Initial release : November 1996

EMI 52644

Bruce Hornsby co-produced, co-wrote and plays on two tracks on this double CD compilation.

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  • Hello Little Friend (Russell)
  • Sweet Home Chicago (Benno/Russell)
  • Tryin' to Stay 'live (Benno/Russell)
  • Ballad for a Soldier (Russell)
  • Song for You (Russell)
  • Dixie Lullaby (Russell/Stainton)
  • Hummingbird (Russell)
  • Delta Lady (Russell)
  • Pisces Apple Lady (Russell)
  • Old Masters (Masters of War) (Dylan)
  • Stranger in a Strange Land (Preston/Russell)
  • Crystal Closet Queen (Russell)
  • Home, Sweet Oklahoma (Russell)
  • She Smiles Like a River (Russell)
  • Beware of Darkness (Harrison)
  • Tight Rope (Russell)
  • Me and Baby Jane (Russell)
  • Manhattan Island Serenade (Russell)
  • Magic Mirror (Russell)
  • This Masquerade (Russell)
  • Roll Away the Stone (Dempsey/Russell)
  • Prince of Peace (Dempsey/Russell)
  • Sweet Emily (Russell)
  • Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Traditional)
  • She Thinks I Still Care (Lipscomb)
  • In the Jailhouse Now (Rodgers)
  • If I Were a Carpenter (Hardin)
  • Leaving Whiporwhill (Russell)
  • Time for Love (Russell)
  • Will O' the Wisp (Russell)
  • Little Hideaway (Russell)
  • Back to the Island (Russell)
  • Bluebird (Russell)
  • Lady Blue (Russell)
  • She Belongs to Me (Dylan)
  • Wild Horses (Jagger/Richards)
  • Anything Can Happen (Hornsby/Russell)
  • Faces of the Children (Hornsby/Russell)
  • Everybody's Talking 'Bout the Young (Cale/Lesslie/Russell)
  • It's Alright with Me (Blackwell/Lesslie/Russell)

Anything Can Happen and Faces Of The Children are taken from Anything Can Happen on which the musicians were;

  • Leon Russell - keyboards, guitar, vocals
  • Sam Bush - mandolin, violin
  • Bruce Hornsby - keyboards
  • Wayne Killius - drums
  • Mike Lawler - synthesizer
  • Jack Wessel - bass, background vocal
  • Edgar Winter - alto saxophone, drums

For the compilation;

  • Producers - Audie Ashworth, Marc Benno, Denny Cordell, Tommy "Snuff" Garrett, Bruce Hornsby, Leon Russell
  • Executive Producer - Bruce Harris
  • Compilation Producer - Dan Loggins
  • Remastering - Jason Arnold
  • Project Coordinator - Viviana Chan
  • Annotation - Steve Kolanijan
  • Liner Notes - Joseph F. Laredo
  • Art Direction - LuAnn Graffeo, Henry Marquez
  • Design - Wayne Kruse
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