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New Levon Helm Book Chronicles Midnight Rambles
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New Levon Helm Book Chronicles Midnight Rambles

A new book chronicles the legendary Midnight Ramble concerts and the incredible comeback of icon Levon Helm. Writer John W. Barry was given exclusive access to cover the legendary Woodstock concert series. The result is the highly informative Levon Helm Rock Roll & Ramble. Photo Credit: Dino Perrucci / Cover design: Mike Dubois Levon Helm was the drummer, mandolinist, and vocalist for The Band. He would first join The Hawks with Ronny Hawkins in the late 1950s. An outfit of musicians that would go on to serve as the backing band for Bob Dylan in 1965 and 1966. From there they moved to upstate New York and started work on The Basement Tapes the following year. This material would form the foundation of The Band's debut album Music From Big Pink which was released in the summ...