The Band: A History interviews author Sandra Tooze about her new book Levon Helm: From Down in the Delta to the Birth of The Band and Beyond. Sandra is author of the acclaimed book Muddy Waters: The Mojo Man where she originally interviewed Levon Helm. We discuss Levon's career, spanning his early years, through The Band era and the post-Band era of The Barnburners, Midnight Rambles and more.
Sandra's book comes out August 25, 2020 and you can order is online now.
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