Leon Russell :: If I Were A Carpenter

Leon Russell's take on "If I Were A Carpenter" was laid down in a Nashville jam session in 1974 with a group of friends including fellow Oklahoman J.J. Cale. I'm sure I'm not alone when I say: can someone please release those sessions? Here, the self-described 'master of space and time' works up what might be my favorite version of the oft-covered standard---fooling with the lyrics a bit---turning the song into some sort of cosmic plea from . . .

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