It was just shy of a month ago that we lost Levon Helm, a true legend of rock and roll. The outpouring from the music community was immediate and immense. Here are but a few of the musical tributes (see below for the playlist details).
Levon, you will be missed.
- Simone Felice performs “Radio Song”
- Lisa Hannigan, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”
- Drive-By Truckers with Megafaun, “The Weight”
- The Black Keys with John Fogerty, “The Weight”
- The Punch Brothers, Jesca Hoop, Aoife O’Donovan, “The Weight”
- Frank Turner, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”
- Warren Haynes Band, “It Makes No Difference”/”The Weight”
- Bon Iver, “Ophelia”
- Megafaun, “I Shall Be Released”
- The Band of Heathens, “One More Song”
- Mavis Staples with Glen Hansard, “The Weight”
- Bruce Springsteen, “The Weight”
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