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The Backbone of “The Band” has died Levon Helm 1940-2012

Levon Helm http://www.levonhelm.com/

Such great sadness within two days for the music world with the passing of Dick Clark and now legendary musician Levon Helm of “The Band”.

May 26, 1940 ~ April 19, 2012

He was 71 years old but some how it still felt like the days they all played at Woodstock in 1969. Ironically this is where Helm chose to reside, Woodstock, N.Y.

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I Shall Be Released ~ The Band

For anybody who is going through bad times at the present moment whether from sickness or anything else. Let the lyrics uplift your spirit not take it away.

Written by Bob Dylan in 1967.
Recorded and Originally released from their Debut Album “Music from Big Pink” in 1968.

Richard Manuel – piano
Rick Danko – bass, fiddle, vocals
Levon Helm – drums, percussion, vocals
Garth Hudson – organ
Jaime Robbie Robertson – guitars, vocals

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