The great writer-guitarist, with wife Bonnie, made some of the best blues, rock and gospel-flavoured US music of their generation.
A selection of 20 great solos by one of the most brilliant guitar practitioners.
The English guitarist was ready for the solo debut that arrived in the spring of 1972.
The Hag's seventh No. 1 featured such great players as James Burton and Jim Gordon.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
1977's 'How's Tricks' is one of the many hidden gems in the solo career of the late, great singer, writer and bassist.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
In remembrance of the much revered Grammy Award winner and member of the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame.
The duo's version of 'Only You Know And I Know' outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
They include titles by the Bar-Kays, Booker T and the MGs, Delaney & Bonnie and Johnnie Taylor.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
On 25 July 1970, Eric's name appeared on the charts as a solo artist for the first time.
The work of one of rock's finest session drummers, from 'Pet Sounds' and 'All Things Must Pass' to Derek and the Dominos.
When Eric Clapton's new band Derek and the Dominos played their first gig on 14 June 1970 they did not even have a name until just before they went on stage
US soul vocalist PP Arnold will have The Turning Tide, her shelved album of songs produced by Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton, released on 6 October 2017.