Levon Helm

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Gregg Allman, Joe Walsh, John Mayer To Show ‘Love For Levon’ Helm With Concert

When much-beloved drummer/singer Levon Helm of The Band passed away on April 19, musicians from all genres and generations paid tribute at their concerts, in interviews and on Twitter. But on October 3rd at New Jersey’s Izod Center, a number of legends will pay tribute to him at a concert called “Love For Levon.”

08/23/2012

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Bobby Keys Remembers The Band’s Levon Helm [VIDEO]

It turns out Levon Helm, the singer and drummer of The Band, turned him on to blues harmonica players, which proved to be an important influence on Bobby Keys’ sax playing. Watch as Keys discusses Helm’s personal significance.

07/30/2012

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Ringo Starr, Sells “Up On Cripple Creek,” Artwork For Charities

“Up On Cripple Creek” features Helm on lead vocals (he sang on the original version from The Band’s 1969 self-titled album). When Helm passed away on April 19, Ringo decided to release the track on iTunes.

06/27/2012

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Happy Fathers Day: Four Legendary Dads Who Rock With Their Children

Teaching your kid to drive is tough enough. But some musician dads pass on their talents (and advice) to their kids, encouraging them to play an instrument, get on the mic, and make music a […]

06/15/2012

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Boss Pays Tribute To Levon Helm

I’m always interested to learn who inspired the artists who, well…INSPIRE us!  Bruce Springsteen is the reason many of today’s musicians got into the business. But, who ignited HIS musical flame? For one, Levon Helm. […]

05/07/2012

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Dylan, Elton, Hudson, Crow React to Levon Helm’s Passing

The news of the passing of The Band’s singer/drummer/mandolin player Levon Helm continues to make waves through the music industry, with those who knew him, and those who played with him, weighing in.

04/20/2012

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The Three Definitive Songs of The Band (In Honor of Levon)

With today’s passing of Levon Helm, rock and roll has lost a man whose voice could inject soul into a folk tune and funk into a country stomp. In concert with his quartet of companions, […]

04/19/2012

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Music reactions to Levon Helm’s passing

In the days leading up to Levon Helm’s passing (and since the news of his passing spread earlier today), the music world has taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the drummer, singer and mandolin […]

04/19/2012

Levon Helm on April 25, 2010 in New Orleans. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Band’s Levon Helm Loses Battle With Cancer At 71

Levon Helm, well-known for his role as the drummer, lead and backing vocalist of The Band, has lost his decade-long battle with cancer at the age of seventy-one.

04/19/2012

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