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Today, we got to hear "Toast To Freedom," one of the last songs Levon Helm recorded. And now here's a video of Bruce Springsteen at last night's Newark show, singing one of the songs Helm made…   Read Story »
Last month, we lost Levon Helm. But one of the last recordings that the legendary Band drummer made before he died is now out in the world. Helm played drums on an all-star Amnesty International…   Read Story »
The night that we lost Levon Helm, the great singer/drummer for the Band, Bon Iver played tribute by covering the Band's "Ophelia." One night after that, in their headlining spot at the second…   Read Story »
Yesterday, the great Levon Helm, of the band, finally lost his long fight with cancer. And last night, in a touching and classy moment, Bon Iver, onstage in San Francisco, covered the Band's…   Read Story »
Rolling Stone reports that Levon Helm, the great Americana drummer and singer, has died in New York, a few days after his family posted a statement that he was in the "final stages" of cancer. Helm,…   Read Story »
Here's some impossibly sad news: Levon Helm, the drummer/singer for the Band and Americana original, is in "the final stages of his battle with cancer," according to a statement that his wife and…   Read Story »
Wilco's second annual Solid Sound fest has come to a close. Yesterday we posted the fuzzed "I Might," and Nick Lowe cover "I Love My Label," two sides of a new 7" sold at the site. Now we've got…   Read Story »
When we posted the Outside Lands festival lineup, we mentioned how the San Fransisco festival tried to fit it "between a jam and a rock space," especially with Further (featuring the Grateful…   Read Story »