Mon June 11, 2012
Levon Helm Rambles Home: An Appreciation
Levon Helm Rambles Home: An Appreciation will air Sunday June 17th at 7:00PM. This one-hour special features music and commentary about the late musician Levon Helm, drummer for the seminal Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, The Band, and a revered solo artist. Helm died on April 19th at the age of 71 from a recurrence of throat cancer. The program features Helms vocals and drumming with The Band, as well as some of his post-Band performances with special attention given to his Midnight Ramble concerts held in recent years at his home in Woodstock, NY. Among the commentators complimenting the music are music writer Anthony DeCurtis; musicians Shawn Colvin, Rich Pagano, and David Gans; Grammy Museum head Bob Santelli and archival clips of Levon Helm himself.