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Levon Helm, 1940-2012

3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

When I was a junior in high school, somebody gave me a videotape of The Last Waltz, Martin Scorsese's 1978 documentary about The Band. It was revelatory—not only hadn't I ever heard The Band before, it was the first time I heard many of the other artists who appeared in the film, like Van Morrison and the Staples Singers. It changed the way I looked at music forever. If you haven't seen it, you should.
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