2155 Delta Lady – Leon Russell (1970)

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Delta Lady.

This song was written by Leon Russell. It was first recorded by him in 1969. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. The recording features George Harrison on guitar and Ringo Starr on drums. The recording also features Eric Clapton, Bill Wyman and Steve Winwood. It was released on Leon Russell’s 1970 debut album Leon Russell.  Delta Lady was released as a single in the UK in 1971. The B-side was Pisces Apple Lady.

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2154 Hummingbird – Leon Russell (1970)

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Ringo Starr and Chris O’Dell.

Hummingbird was written by Leon Russell. It is one of the songs he wrote for Chris O’Dell. Chris O’Dell was an Apple Records employee who was dating Leon Russell at the time. George Harrison later wrote the song Miss O’Dell for Chris O’Dell. Hummingbird was recorded at Olympic Studios in London in 1969. It was released on album Leon Russell in 1970. Hummingbird was also released as the B-side to Roll Away The Stone in 1970.

2153 Shoot Out On The Plantation – Leon Russell (1970)

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Leon Russell.

This song was written by Leon Russell. It was first recorded by him in 1969. It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London. The recording features George Harrison on guitar, Ringo Starr on drums and Klaus Voormann on bass. It was released on Leon Russell’s debut album Leon Russell in 1970.

2152 I Put A Spell On You – Leon Russell (1970)

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Leon Russell.

I Put A Spell On You (not to be confused with the Screamin’ Jay Hawkins song of the same name) was written by Leon Russell . It was recorded at Olympic Studios in London in 1969. The recording features George Harrison on guitar. The recording also features Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones. It was released on Leon Russell’s debut album Leon Russell in 1970.

2151 Layla – Derek And The Dominos (1970)

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Pattie Boyd and Eric Clapton.

Layla was written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon. It was first recorded by Derek And The Dominos in 1970 and was released on their album Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs. It is just one of the songs on the album that was written about George Harrison’s wife Pattie Boyd. An edited version of the song was released as a single in America in 1971. The B-side was I Am Yours. The single reached number fifty-one on the Billboard chart. The full-length version was released as a single in the UK in 1972 with Bell Bottom Blues on the B-side. It went to number seven on the UK Singles chart. Eric Clapton recorded an acoustic version of the song in 1992 during his appearance on MTV Unplugged. That version was released on his 1992 album Unplugged.  That version was also released as a single in 1992 with Tears In Heaven on the B-side. The single reached number forty-five on the UK Singles chart.

Now Hear This: Layla – Eric Clapton (1992)

2150 Bell Bottom Blues – Derek And The Dominos (1970)

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Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton.

Bell Bottom Blues was written by Eric Clapton and Bobby Whitlock. It was first recorded by Derek And The Dominos in 1970. It was released on their album Lalya And Other Assorted Love Songs. The song was just one of the songs on the album written about Pattie Boyd, George Harrison’s wife. The song was later released as a single in 1971 with Keep On Growing on the B-side.

2149 I Looked Away – Derek And The Dominos (1970)

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John Lennon and Eric Clapton.

This song was written by Eric Clapton And Bobby Whitlock. It was recorded by Derek And The Dominos in 1970. It was released on their debut album Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs.  I Looked Away was just one of the songs on the album written about George Harrison’s wife Pattie Boyd.