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Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm: ‘He left a heritage’

Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm: ‘He left a heritage’

Levon Helm’s music was a homey as it was connective — with his history, with everyone’s.

Garth Hudson remembers the Band’s beginnings: ‘All of it blended together’

Garth Hudson remembers the Band’s beginnings: ‘All of it blended together’

Garth Hudson discusses early inspirations, the impact of the Lowry organ, the Band’s embryonic period as the Hawks, and more.

The Band, “Blind Willie McTell” from Jericho (1993): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Blind Willie McTell” from Jericho (1993): Across the Great Divide

That this song, a legendary outtake from Bob Dylan’s ‘Infidels,’ heralded the Band’s long-hoped-for return to the studio was fitting.

Rick Danko + Garth Hudson, “New Mexicoe” from Rick Danko (1977): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko + Garth Hudson, “New Mexicoe” from Rick Danko (1977): Across the Great Divide

Rick Danko sounds ready, finally, to pass over the threshold, to begin his journey away from the Band.

Doug Paisley featuring the Band’s Garth Hudson – Strong Feelings (2014)

Doug Paisley featuring the Band’s Garth Hudson – Strong Feelings (2014)

Doug Paisley writes with a subtle beauty, with a steel-toed determination, with a twilit ache. Context, however, is everything in music. Otherwise, they wouldn’t be songs; they’d be poetry. The Band’s Garth Hudson provides that context

The Band, “All La Glory” from Stage Fright (1970): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “All La Glory” from Stage Fright (1970): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s “All La Glory” is a great place to achieve a vista on what lays beyond the hootenanny joys of “Up on Cripple Creek” and “Rag Mama Rag.”

The Band’s Garth Hudson to take part in benefit for Philadelphia children’s music programs

The Band’s Garth Hudson to take part in benefit for Philadelphia children’s music programs

Garth Hudson will be featured as a guest celebrity during a special pre-show meet and greet for the Tribute to the Last Waltz benefit, held Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia.

The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “This Wheel’s On Fire” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

“This Wheel’s On Fire” recalls, more than any other track on ‘Music from Big Pink,’ the collaborative setting between the Band and Bob Dylan.

The Band, “Chest Fever” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Chest Fever” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s “Chest Fever” starts out as Bach, then it becomes midnight funky – and that’s all before anybody but Garth Hudson does a thing.

The Band, “In a Station” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “In a Station” from Music from Big Pink (1968): Across the Great Divide

If the Band’s “Tears of Rage” showed how desperately lonesome he could be, “In a Station” finds Richard Manuel opening up his whole heart.

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