This Wheel's on Fire: Levon Helm and the Story of the Band

Levon Helm


The singer and drummer of the Band information, during this e-book, the historical past of 1 of the main influential teams of the Nineteen Sixties. whereas their tune evoked a Southern mythology with their superbly crafted, image-rich songs, purely their Arkansan drummer, Levon Helm, was once the real article. This up to date variation of his lifestyles tale encompasses a new epilogue that covers the final dozen years of his existence. From the cotton fields to Woodstock and from seeing Sonny Boy Williamson and Elvis Presley to taking part in for President Clinton, This Wheel's on Fire replays the tumultuous lifetime of Levon Helm in his personal unforgettable folksy drawl.

The Band, who subsidized Bob Dylan while he went electrical in 1965 after which became out a half-dozen albums of fantastically crafted, image-rich songs, is now considered as essentially the most influential rock teams of the '60s. yet whereas their track evoked a Southern mythology, in basic terms their Arkansawyer drummer, Levon Helm, used to be the true article. From the cotton fields to Woodstock, from seeing Sonny Boy Williamson and Elvis Presley to taking part in for President Clinton, This Wheel’s on Fire replays the tumultuous background of our occasions in Levon’s personal unforgettable folksy drawl. This variation is accelerated with a brand new epilogue masking the final dozen years of Levon's life.

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