Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the Legacy of Leon Russell and J.J. Cale
Geoffrey Himes, Paste, 16 April 2019
THREE OF THE most prominent shapers of the Tulsa Sound have died over the past six years: J.J. Cale in 2013, Leon Russell in 2016 and the Tractors' Steve Ripley just this past January. And yet, when I visited Oklahoma in March, the Tulsa Sound was still thriving, buried beneath national attention in the town's barrooms and dancehalls.
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