when he plays drums, you don't even need other instruments. you can hear them all in his playing. when he sings you can really feel southern hardship, even from a time before your own, and in a town that held the most well known festival of all time and where Bob Dylan resides, Levon Helm is still mayor.
i really don't want to see this happen. never made it to a ramble. i'll miss that wise ass grin of his. watching The Last Waltz, and I will certainly be playing it fucking loud.
i'll raise one up to that!