Most of the time, when someone is so accomplished that they are called a musical legend, people tend to know every detail
about the artist's life. This, however, isn't the case with singer and guitarist Leon Redbone. He is often called a Canadian
artist, but he has remained so mysterious about his past, his exact origins have been researched but not confirmed by Redbone.
Leon Redbone first began developing a following during the 1970s when he began playing shows in Toronto. Even though he
was performing during the disco era, Redbone's sound was decidedly more historic, taking on influences of ragtime, jazz and
blues. He has kept that style over the years, which has made his tour
dates incredibly popular with his fans.
After Leon Redbone developed a loyal following in the 1980s, he released his first album in 1976. He was so secretive about
his identity that he was rumored to be a side project of Andy Kaufman or Frank Zappa. He has proven to be a talent all his
own, but the mystery remains. The best way to enjoy his work is by catching one of his