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Listen Up! Levon Helm – “The Same Thing” from “The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3?

3 months agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

“The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3? sessions represent last musical project with which the late drummer of The Band was involved. Helm personally hand-picked the album’s 13 songs from a five-year period of live Midnight Ramble recordings, 2006-2010 at the Barn, with his longtime band member and musical director, multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell. The album features [...]

BOBBY CHARLES — SELF TITLED

6 months agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Light In The Attic Records recently rereleased Bobby Charles’ self titled record originally released in January of 1972. Bobby Charles may not be a household name but some of the players on this record probably all. Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Dr. John all make appearances but the strength of the [...]

I'm From Woodstock. Yes I Am!

I'm from Woodstock. Yes, that Woodstock. The famous Woodstock -- the most famous small town in the world, some people say. Former home to Bob Dylan. Jimi Hendrix lived there for a summer. Levon Helm lived two miles from my place before his recent passing. Show More Summary

Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (Blu-ray)

12 months agoFilm / DVDs : DVD Verdict

Reviewed by Clark Douglas Quote: "This understated documentary recognizes the value of simply sitting back and observing but also goes out its way to be more cinematic than the average film of this sort."

Amos Lee: Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song

With his dusty voice and populist Americana, more real and current than the more retro-leaning members of the oeuvre, Amos Lee straddles the real estate staked out by Levon Helm, Little Feat and John Prine.

Sneak preview from the Steeps

The Steep Canyon Rangers have released a sneak peek video from their upcoming Rounder album, Tell The Ones I Love. It gives a look of the guys at work in Levon Helm’s Studio in February, along with a listen to the title track. Steeps banjo player […]

Lollapalooza 2013: Catching Up with Eric Church

Eric Church talks Lollapalooza, Levon Helm and live albums with Paste before his appearance in Chicago.

Pencil This In: Free Sailor Jerry Rum & Tattoos, 'Girls' VS 'Golden Girls' & 'Sleepless In Hollywood'

Happy Hump Day, L.A.! Tonight, events beckon. Celebrate Sailor Jerry with free rum and tattoos, catch an Ola Podrida show, watch a Levon Helm documentary, get your copy of Sleepless in Hollywood signed and learn who reigns supreme between Girls and Golden Girls. Read on for the details. [ more › ]

Levon Helm Documentary Anchors Strong Music Box Summer Film Festival

Ain’t in It for My Health, a documentary of the last years of legendary drummer Levon Helm is the anchor film for this year’s Music Box Summer Film Series June 28 - July 2. [ more › ]

You Can Buy Levon Helm’s Recreational Vehicle

The late Band drummer Levon Helm purchased a 2010 Mercedes Benz Roadtrek RS-Adventurous to enjoy traveling and touring in comfort before he passed away last April. Helm’s family has put the vehicle up for sale to an effort to continue...Show More Summary

Top 5 Levon Helm Songs

He didn’t write many of the songs he made legendary but when he did them they stayed done.You couldn’t imagine them any other way. On this occasion of his birth I submit to you my choice in the top 5 Levon Helm songs he performed over his Band and solo career. I hope you like [...]

One year after death, music legend Levon Helm returns in documentary

(Reuters) - Levon Helm, drummer and singer of root rock group The Band, left behind more than a lifetime of music when he died of cancer a year ago.

'Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm' opening this week in NYC, elsewhere soon

Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm will open at Cinema Village on Friday, April 19 which is, sadly, the one-year anniversary of the legendary musician's passing. Synopsis:Director Jacob Hatley's intimate documentary finds Mr. Helm at...

Watch Out! Levon Helm Covers Randy Newman’s “Kingfish” [VIDEO]

RollinStone.com posted this great clip from Ain’t in It for My Health, Jacob Hatley’s documentary on the musical legend. The film will premiere in upstate New York on April 19th, near his famous barn where his rambles are held to this day. The opening will occur exactly one year after his passing, The film [...]Show More Summary

Amy Helm Shares Gratitude & Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Friday marks the one year anniversary of Levon Helm’s passing. In recognition of all the love that has been shown towards her father, Amy Helm has posted a page of Gratitude on her website that includes photos and videos from the many...Show More Summary

Marshall Fine: Movie review: Ain't In It For My Health: A Film about Levon Helm

Jacob Hatley's documentary about the late Levon Helm (who died in 2012) is a flinty valedictory to a rough-hewn but cagey and soulful musician. Ain't...

Cover Alert: Widespread Panic – Ophelia / The Shape I’m In

HT faves Widespread Panic concluded a two-night stand at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago last night, where they used part of their encore to pay tribute to Levon Helm and The Band. Panic has been covering Ophelia and The Shape I’m In since 1987 and 1995 respectively. Show More Summary

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