Thursday, June 28, 2007

Levon Helm Band Review ~ JamBase

Levon Helm Band | 06.28.07 | NYC
Central Park SummerStage :: New York, NY
Words By: Rich Lieberman ::

The forecast called for heavy thunderstorms, but that couldn't keep fans away from Central Park for legendary music icon and founding member of The Band, Levon Helm and his all-star band. On this special night, Helm's constant ear-to-ear smile was contagious as the rain fell. The wet, mainly older crowd sang along nostalgically with one of the most recognizable voices from the soundtrack of their youth. It was a great privilege to witness Helm playing his drums and mandolin again, singing the verses from such classics as "Rag Mama Rag," "Ophelia" and "The Weight."
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Images by: Allison Murphy

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