Levon.

If you pour some music on whatever’s wrong, it’ll sure help out …

Levon Helm

b. May 26, 1940

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Sleepy LaBeef Dead: Enduring Rockabilly Cult Hero Was 84 

Although LeBeef never had any singles chart above the 60s, his legend loomed almost as large as he did — the singer was around six-and-a-a-half feet tall — at festivals where he was often the lone remaining active link to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. He earned his own chapter in one of the essential books about rock’s pioneers, Peter Guralnick’s “Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians.”

Source: Sleepy LaBeef Dead: Enduring Rockabilly Cult Hero Was 84 – Variety

For Women Musicians, Maybelle Carter Set The Standard And Broke The Mold : NPR

Do not miss this incredible essay from Tift Merritt … saying what needs to be said over and over again.

One of the most indispensable guitarists of all time, Carter was a quiet revolutionary. Though she didn’t concern herself with celebrity or need to be the star, she deserves our deepest admiration.

Source: For Women Musicians, Maybelle Carter Set The Standard And Broke The Mold : NPR