Roll Away the Stone peaked at no 18 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 3 June 1972.
The single is from the debut solo album called ‘Leon Russell’ by the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Russell had some high powered help with the recording of this song: Charlie Watts (drums), Bill Wyman (bass guitar) and Steve Winwood (keyboards).
[Leon Russell] was not only a solo artist, but an in-demand producer, arranger, and session-player, who worked with the “crème de la crème”—Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, The Band, The Beach Boys, Sam Cooke, John Lennon, George Harrison, Ray Charles, Barbra Streisand, Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia, Duane Allman, Doris Day, Gram Parsons, Dean Martin, Doug Sahm, Harry Nilsson, The Everly Brothers, BB King, Freddie King and Joe Cocker.
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