1973 Shelter Records release Hank Wilson and Roll In my Sweet Baby's Arms.
Leon Russell helped himself to a share of what was then called the "country and western" market, recording and performing under the moniker Hank Wilson, with that he was a regular performer at Gilley's Club, a monster size honkytonk in Pasadena, Texas, made famous by the movie Urban Cowboy.
Russell began his musical career at the age of 14 in the nightclubs of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He and his group, the Starlighters, which included J.J. Cale, Leo Feathers, Chuck Blackwell and Johnny Williams, were instrumental in creating the style of music known as the Tulsa sound.
Leon Russell, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and session musician. Some of the acts he was associated with included, The Asylum Choir, Paul Revere and the Raiders, The Wrecking Crew and The Super Stocks.
Russell produced and played in recording sessions for Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Ike and Tina Turner, The Rolling Stones and so many others.
This record was produced in a low quantity for radio stations, making it rare from the beginning.One side of the record is in mono and one in stereo which was the case on most of the early radio station copies of records.The record itself is in good condition the mono side has some notes on it from its days in radio stations play list.