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Levon Helm

Born: May 26, 1940 in Marvell, AR
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Died: Apr 19, 2012 in New York, NY
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock, Blues
Biography: The longtime drummer for the Band, Levon Helm wore many musical hats throughout his long career, including multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, impresario, studio owner, studio engineer, and producer. He grew up working on a farm in Arkansas; his first instrument was guitar, which he began playing ...Read full biography
American Son
Released: 1980
Label: Edsel
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While recording a few songs for the movie Coal Miner's Daughter, in which he played Loretta Lynn's father, Levon Helm and friends just kept the tape rolling. American Son offers ten songs (the single "Blue ...Read full review
Ramble at the Ryman
Released: 2011
Label: Welk
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Levon Helm is one of rock & roll's most indefatigable road warriors, a guy who would seemingly be happy to play every single night, but he's also a cancer survivor who is over 70 years old, and spending ...Read full review
More Levon Helm albums: Main Albums (11), Compilations (7)
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