Tag Archives: Levon Helm

Levon Helm’s Down Home Style and Sound

SKF NOTE: This terrific Levon Helm video arrived yesterday on my Twitter feed. Thank you, Daniel Bedard, for your original posting. I’m reminded of what a powerhouse musician we had in Levon Helm. He sang with one of pop music’s … Continue reading

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Henry Glover: Remembering Levon Helm

SKF NOTE: This is an excerpt from a 22-minute recorded interview I did around 1982 with American songwriter, arranger, record producer Henry Glover. I was, according to what I told Mr. Glover at the start of this interview, just four … Continue reading

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A Shared Moment Can Last a Lifetime

SKF NOTE: I write a weekly column for the Piscataquis Observer newspaper, usually on ideas, policies, to make rural Maine a more viable place to live and work. My July 14th column, however, was about Joe Morello. ===== A Shared Moment … Continue reading

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Levon Helm: The Possibilities of the Blues (1977)

SKF NOTE: This morning I noticed in Down Beat (March 23, 1978), Mikal Gilmore’s record review of Levon Helm & the RCO All-Stars – Levon’s first solo album. I loved everything about this album when it was released in 1977. … Continue reading

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Drummer Mickey Jones with Dylan ’66: Restoring a Legacy

SKF NOTE: If I were a rich man, I would certainly own and listen to the new 36-CD Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings boxed set. Bob Dylan going electric. Bob Dylan and The Band’s early collaboration — except Levon Helm. … Continue reading

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