Read time: 1 minute

Nights At The Roundtable - Leon Russell - 1972

Nights at the Roundtable with Leon Russell and his non-lp/45-rpm only Christmas single "Slipping Into Christmas" from 1972.

leon-russell-resized.jpg
<strong>Leon Russell - one of the greatest Christmas songs almost nobody has ever heard of.</strong>

Views:

I think we are literally looking at 12 days until Christmas. Uh-oh. Okay, it took me by surprise this year. So as a way of getting up to speed, here's something you may not have heard in a very-very long time, if ever.

Leon Russell and his lone Christmas single from 1972. Slipping Into Christmas was, for some unknown reason, never available on an lp, compilation or any reissue. Only released as a 45 and only released in 1972.

Go figure. It's a great song.

Leon Russell was (and still is) one of the great singer/songwriter/producers, whose career has taken a big upswing in recent years via his association with Elton John. It's a somewhat unlikely combination, but it's putting Russell back in the limelight where he's belonged.

So here is Leon Russell's contribution to the Christmas spirit.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.