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Levon Helm made a rootsy, thrilling comeback with Dirt Farmer

Levon Helm made a rootsy, thrilling comeback with Dirt Farmer

Levon Helm’s ‘Dirt Farmer,’ released on Oct. 30, 2007, was so determinedly rustic that it made the Band sound like sleek electronica.

Levon Helm’s Ramble at the Ryman underscored a sweeping importance

Levon Helm’s Ramble at the Ryman underscored a sweeping importance

‘Ramble at the Ryman,’ released on May 17, 2011, reminded us that Levon Helm was the Band’s loamy voiced, rhythmic center point. And something more.

Larry Campbell + Teresa Williams, “Surrender to Love” (2015): One Track Mind

Larry Campbell + Teresa Williams, “Surrender to Love” (2015): One Track Mind

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams’ “Surrender to Love” shares a feel with Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles, but the passionate intimacy is theirs alone.

Levon Helm, “Feelin’ Good” from Dirt Farmer (2007): Across the Great Divide

Levon Helm, “Feelin’ Good” from Dirt Farmer (2007): Across the Great Divide

After a series of solo records that tended toward blues- and R&B-soaked fun, Levon Helm’s ‘Dirt Farmer’ goes deeper, experiences more.

The Levon Helm Band – The Midnight Ramble Sessions, Volume 3 (2014)

The Levon Helm Band – The Midnight Ramble Sessions, Volume 3 (2014)

A celebration of everything Helm meant to music, and vice versa.

Steely Dan Sunday, “Weather In My Head” (2012)

Steely Dan Sunday, “Weather In My Head” (2012)

<<< BACKWARD (“Memorabilia”) ||| ONWARD (“The New Breed”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Side two of Donald Fagen’s Sunken Condos, that is if you bought the neat-looking clear vinyl version, starts smartly with the track “Weather In My Head.”

Flurry of activity, recognition followed passing of Levon Helm: ‘A very positive time, actually’

Flurry of activity, recognition followed passing of Levon Helm: ‘A very positive time, actually’

Amy Helm, a key member of her father Levon Helm’s touring unit, discusses the emotional aftermath of his death.

Little Feat – Rooster Rag (2012)

1973’s Dixie Chicken set a template for Southern-fried funkiness that Little Feat (despite a number of lineup changes over the decades) has never felt the need to redraw

Something Else! sneek peek: "Toast to Freedom," featuring the late Levon Helm

Turns out Levon Helm had one more inspiring moment to give. The former singer and drummer of the Band helped facilitate a new all-star recording commemorating 50 years of Amnesty International in the time before cancer took his life.

Dar Williams – In the Time of Gods (2012)

Dar Williams might be one of the few singer-songwriters around who could take the age-old fables surrounding Zeus and Aphrodite, and smartly connect them to our current state of affairs.

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