Posts tagged "Levon Helm"
"The Band Photographs" defines a moment in time

“The Band Photographs” defines a moment in time

Elliott Landy stands over a stack of proofs that he used to decide what would go into his new book, The Band Photographs, 1968-1969. Each one represents what two facing pages would look like in the book, printed on glossy paper, each page a 12-inch square (coincidentally, the same size as a vinyl record album.)...
Larry and Teresa Surrender to Love

Larry and Teresa Surrender to Love

It was 1978 when Larry Campbell first came to Woodstock. He was introduced to the town by the legendary John Herald who was “looking for a guy to join his band who does what I do,” says Larry. And there are not many people that can do just what he does. He’s a connoisseur’s musician,...
Carry it on: Larry Campbell wants the music to continue at Levon’s

Carry it on: Larry Campbell wants the music to continue at Levon’s

It was out of the ordinary. Something you might even label ‘magic’ happened on Plochmann Lane, maybe 30 Saturday nights a year for the past eight years. What began as a small blues jam, a rent party to help pay the mortgage on his barn home/studio, anchored by the rock solid drumming of Levon Helm,...
Man of the earth, soul for the ages: Levon passes on

Man of the earth, soul for the ages: Levon passes on

“It was late on an Autumn afternoon, the maples and oaks were glowing orange and red, and I couldn’t take my eyes off Overlook Mountain and the rolling terrain,” Levon Helm wrote in his 1993 autobiography, of the moment in 1967 when he first arrived here. “From that first day, the Catskills reminded me of...
Levon Helm passes on

Levon Helm passes on

According to reports, Levon Helm passed away at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. The 71-year-old drummer whose Midnight Ramble concerts at his studio/home in Woodstock over the last eight years restored the luster to his career, not to mention the town itself, was battling a new...