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Legend in My Time: Hank Wilson Vol. III

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Legend in My Time: Hank Wilson Vol. III

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Leon Russell
genre:
Country

We gave it a B+

In his 40-year career, ragged-voiced piano-pounder Russell has run the gamut from Phil Spector sessionman to a hit writer (George Benson’s ”This Masquerade”). Here he revisits his C&W alter ego, Hank Wilson, with a roundup of time-tested standards, including a duet of ”Okie From Muskogee” with Willie Nelson. On Legend in My Time: Hank Wilson Vol. III, Ol’ Greybeard and his ace band sound like they’re having a blast at their favorite honky-tonk. B+

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