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Awesome Levon Helm Tribute at the Grammys

Geoff Wood

I was pretty impressed to learn that the Grammy's planned to include a Levon Helm tribute on their shown tonight. Of course, Levon is a hero of mine, but I'd imagine much of the Taylor Swift/Katy Perry/Rihanna/young-blond-country-dude set that's the typically audience for this show has no idea who the man was. ...

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My thoughts on Levon Helm

Geoff Wood

News broke last week that Levon Helm, lead singer and drummer of The Band, was in his “final stages” of fighting cancer and then it was announced early after on Friday that he had passed away.

While I’d known he’d been sick for some time, it’s still a sad and sobering thought to process. Though he didn’t know it, Levon Helm was an iconic figure in my life.

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