Leon Russell performed at the Fort Worth Convention Center in 2010.

Leon Russell performed at the Fort Worth Convention Center in 2010.

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Grammy Award winner Leon Russell is recovering from a heart attack he suffered last week, according to an Oklahoma Historical Society news release. 

Russell, 74, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who started his career in Tulsa, Okla., and regularly performs in North Texas, is in stable condition. He is undergoing tests and is scheduled for surgery, according to the release. 

According to Russell's website, he is "scheduled to have surgery this week in Nashville, Tenn., and will be recuperating for the next several weeks." The website listed several postponed tour dates, including stops in Oklahoma City, New Braunfels and Houston. 

The Oklahoma Historical Society said Russell's family and his representatives will soon provide updates on his recovery and revised concert dates. 

The family and his representatives will update the public soon on his recovery and revised concert dates. 

Russell , whose career spans six decades,was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songriter's Hall of Fame in 2011.

In 2015, Russell performed at the Granada Theater in August and the Wildflower Arts & Music Festival in May.

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