My son (who just turned 31) told me the day before Levon died, that he had watched The Last Waltz with his dad for the hundredth time. I remember too this music as part of my life's soundtrack.xo
I know exactly what you mean. I cried two days ago when the radio said he was in his last stages. But I am so glad he was here and I got to hear his music.
Madame King- My daughter, May, who will turn thirty-four this year wrote me last night these words: "Mama, I heard tonight that Levon Helm walked that rainbow highway and I thought of you and I heard his music in my mind and I cried."We are blessed in our children, aren't we? And blessed to have had all of this music. Stephanie- I love that you love music so much. I love that you loved Levon.
Loved him. Many memories wrapped up in him.
Oh, oh that's such a great song.
So often music leaves ridges of memories from moments in your life...the song you heard when you were on a date, sitting with friends listening to records...time passes and new music fills yours ears....then you hear the story of the passing of the musician who was a part of your memory...it all comes forward and rushes in.
I always loved Levon. I'll miss him. This is my favorite of all their songs. Thanks for the video.xo
The Band was awesome. I have watched the Last Waltz many times. Dylan really enjoyed making those Basement Tapes with the boys. RIP, Levon.
Tell me, sweeties. Tell me what you think.