Leon Redbone, singer and guitarist who rose to fame in the 1970s, dies

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Leon Redbone, the acclaimed singer and guitarist who performed jazz, ragtime and Tin Pan Alley-style songs, died Thursday in hospice care in Bucks County, Pa., according to a statement released by his family.

Redbone’s career got a boost in the early 1970s when Bob Dylan met him at the Mariposa…