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Memorial for Leon Russell growing at this former church studio in midtown

Posted at 9:31 PM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 23:34:58-05

TULSA-- As music fans mourn the loss of Leon Russell a memorial outside his former church studio is growing.

People have been writing messages, leaving pictures and other mementos for Russell on the stairs of his former church studio in midtown.

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It’s the church Russell converted into a studio and where he recorded dozens of songs.

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Just down the street, an old piano on the sidewalk played Leon Russell songs. 

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