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Leon Russell Memorabilia to Be Auctioned by His Estate

by Paul Cashmere, Noise11

Items from the estate of Leon Russell will go on sale this week.

Leon Russell died on November 13, 2016. The legendary singer songwriter lived in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, about 17 miles east of Nashville.

Leon was a pianist on early albums by the Beach Boys before releasing his first album, Leon Russell, in 1970. He was also a member of Joe Cocker’s Mad Dogs and Englishmen.

As a songwriter Leon wrote the classics 'A Song For You', 'This Masqurade', 'Delta Lady', 'Tightrope' and 'Lady Blue' among many others

Phase I of the sale (May 24th-26th) will include Furniture, household items, clothing, Ornate antique furniture, African masks, drums, beaded chairs.

Phase II will be held May 31st-June 2nd and will have musical equipment, lots of keyboards, more furniture, more outdoor decor.

Among the items to be auctioned:
  • Huge king bed
  • Second king bed by Michael Amini “Cortina” set with matching nightstands
  • Several queen beds – no mattresses or boxsprings
  • Large sofa and matching chair and ottoman by Michael Amini
  • Large coffee table
  • armoire
  • Reproduction French slant top desk
  • Several round ornate Asian carved tables
  • Antique blue tufted sofa, pair of armchairs, and settee
  • Several Occassional tables and chairs
  • Carved bar
  • Ornately carved slant top desk
  • 3 Ornately carved Chinese benches
  • Asian screen-5 panel intricately carved
  • Large oak mantle
  • Carved antique mantle
  • Rosewood round pedestal table
  • Large console carved Asian table
  • Kitchen table-glass top, metal base, 6 chairs
  • Dining table with 2 leaves, 8 chairs
  • 2 Cigar store Indians – wooden
  • Large grandfather clock-Remcraft
  • Other items:
  • Lots of kitchenware
  • Lamps
  • Fur coats, women’s clothes and shoes, men’s jackets, shoes
  • African masks
  • Lots of building supplies from a home never finished-solid doors, large arched door frame with a pair of arched doors
  • outdoor lighting, 3 American Standard “Cadet” whirlpool tubs, sinks, vanity, cabinets, Pella windows, iron security storm doors…
  • Foosball table
  • Slot machine
  • Gumball machine
  • Albums, CD’s
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