The Band’s fun run through Allen Toussaint’s soul-lifting “You See Me” underscored an often-forgotten portion of their inestimable legacy.
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“The River Hymn” tries to answer questions raised on the Band’s ‘Cahoots,’ offering one of Levon Helm’s prettiest vocals along the way.
Slow to get started, this R&B romp finishes on a high note.
Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
They create something deeper than what came before – something harder to quantify.
This lightly grooved, calliope-paced aside plays to Levon Helm’s many strengths.
Nobody embodies hard-bitten, country-strong determination like Levon.
A celebration of everything Helm meant to music, and vice versa.
Here’s a greasy, funk-focused triumph that must have made Gamble and Huff turn green.
This song is Garth Hudson’s triumph, his musical testament, his masterpiece.