Levon Helm documentary released digitally today
Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm is now available to by as a download.
It will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 2.
The documentary was directed by Jacob Hatley, who trailed Helm for two years during the recording of his Electric Dirt album.
In a statement reported on Rolling Stone, Helm's collaborator and musical director Larry Campbell said, “Jacob was the perfect fly on the wall for many months as we experienced the ups and downs of a wonderful time in all our lives.”
The documentary premiered at New York’s Cinema Village on Friday, April 19 - the first anniversary of The Band drummer’s passing - before showing in select cities in America.
You can read all about Uncut's 2009 trip to Helm’s Woodstock barn for one of his Midnight Rambles here.
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