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Legendary singer, songwriter, producer, arranger and Master of Space and Time

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Leon Russell talked with Grady Kirkpatrick ahead of his show in Laramie Aug 6, 2013.

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Credit Anna Rader
Grady Kirkpatrick with his Leon Russell vinyl and Master of Space and Time T-Shirt.

Grady has taken a circuitous route from his hometown of Kansas City to Wyoming. Sometime after the London Bridge had fallen down, he moved to Arizona and attended Arizona State University and actually graduated from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. ("He's a Lumberjack and he's OK……..!") He began his radio career in Prescott in 1982 and eventually returned to Kansas City where he continued in radio through the summer of 1991. Public Radio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky beckoned him to the bluegrass state where he worked as Operations/Program Manager at WKMS in Murray and WNKU in Highland Heights just across the Ohio from Cincinnati.