Saturday, April 28, 2012

4-28-12: Tributes to Levon Helm

With the recent death of rock legend Levon Helm of The Band (my favorite group), there have been a lot of tributes by a variety of artists and fans of his. As overplayed as "The Weight" is (it was one of The Band's biggest hits), it's still a great song, and the cover by The Black Keys featuring (another rock legend) John Fogerty at Coachella is pretty touching:


Here's The Band's version from The Last Waltz:

And my personal favorite version from their wonderful live album Rock of Ages: