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Exclusive: Author John Barry Details ‘Levon Helm: Rock, Roll & Ramble-The Inside Story of the Man, the Music and the Midnight Ramble’
During his experience collaborating with Levon on a book about his Midnight Ramble house concerts and triumphant recovery from cancer, author John Barry learned plenty about the man from Turkey Scratch and how he had little use for fame and celebrity.
Windy City Wednesday is the weekly offering from American Blues Scene that shares classic and sometimes forgotten blues albums from…
Interview with Jim Weider, sole guitarist for The Band from 1985-2000, whose Weight Band will play The Delta Roots Festival on April 9!
Watch: Mavis Staples and Levon Helm’s Final Performance, New Album ‘Carry Me Home’ Set For Release
“I didn’t know it’d be the last time, but in my heart and in my mind, Levon will always be with me because I take him everywhere I go.” – Mavis Staples
Shall We Dance? A Conversation with Husband-and-Wife Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams
Conversations with iconic duo Larry and Teresa are like an open jam where two guitarists vamp off each other, or a first date where a couple clicks and both people know and trust the time together is magic.
Remembering Levon Helm on his birthday (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012)
This is the third live release from The Weight Band, and for my money the absolute greatest. Stripped to its bare bones, roots music gets a proper hat tip (and wine toast) from a group that knows it best.
Levon Helm and Emmylou Harris make guest appearances on the lost album.
It’s where Helm worked the family cotton farm, learned his love of music, and was exposed to all the musical influences of the Arkansas delta.