Garth Hudson: “Levon Helm is a true hero”

Garth Hudson has paid tribute to his late collaborator in The Band, Levon Helm, in the new issue of Uncut, out Tuesday (May 22), calling him “a true hero”.

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Garth Hudson has paid tribute to his late collaborator in The Band, Levon Helm, in the new issue of Uncut, out Tuesday (May 22), calling him “a true hero”.

Hudson speaks in our special feature remembering the legendary drummer and singer, who passed away in April, aged 71.

“He is a true hero and has left us grieving,” says Hudson. “The things that Levon has made us think about are dignity, loyalty, friendship, friendship, family.”

Many of Helm’s varied collaborators also pay tribute to the musician in the piece, and there’s a comprehensive guide on how to buy the drummer’s solo work.

Read more on Helm’s extraordinary life and work in the new issue of Uncut, out Tuesday (May 22).

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