Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
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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.
Robbie Robertson joins us to talk about an often-overlooked late-period classic.
“It was powerful, a little bit more rock ‘n’ roll version,” guitarist Jim Weider says of the 1990s-era Band, “and it fit the times.”
And there he is: Levon Helm swinging again, in all of his groaning, yelping, easy-going, era-defying, down-home glory — singing with a salacious wit, and an oaken wisdom … about a woman wearing a too-tight dress.