Neither seemed all that interested in ‘The Last Waltz.’ But their performances are the heart and soul of the film.
Post Tagged with: "Levon Helm"
When Levon Helm decided to return to the Americana roots that had for so long nourished his career, he did it his way.
Levon Helm led the Band through a fun-filled take on this Muddy Waters tune, then returned to it once more for another intriguing pass.
The Band’s fun run through Allen Toussaint’s soul-lifting “You See Me” underscored an often-forgotten portion of their inestimable legacy.
“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.