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The Band, who backed Bob Dylan when he went electric in 1965 and then turned out a half-dozen albums of beautifully crafted, image-rich songs, is now regarded as one of the most influential rock groups of the '60s. But while their music evoked a Southern mythology, only their Arkansawyer drummer, Levon Helm, was the genuine article. From the cotton fields to Woodstock, from seeing Sonny Boy Williamson and Elvis Presley to playing for President Clinton, This Wheel’s on Fire replays the tumultuous history of our times in Levon’s own unforgettable folksy drawl. This edition is expanded with a new afterword by the authors.
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Levon Helm met Ronnie Hawkins at the age of 17 and formed what would soon become The Band. He lives in Woodstock, New York. Stephen Davis is the author of the best-selling rock book of all time, Hammer of the Gods.Review:
"A must-read for anyone interested in Rock and Roll’s golden age.” —Williamsport Sun-Gazette
“This Wheel’s On Fire delivers Levon Helm unfiltered, at once feisty and welcoming to anyone who comes across his story ... It’s one hell of a story.” —PasteMagazine.com
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Book Description Acappella, 2000. Soft cover. Condition: New. Entire book is very clean, square along the edges, with a tight binding. Book is new and appears unused; spine has no creases. Review on front cover: "Torrid and timeless . . . wisdom and humor roaring off every page . . . . You've got to read this. - Bob Dylan". Seller Inventory # 002228
Book Description Chicago Review Press, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1556524056
Book Description Chicago Review Press, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB007NBNLAU
Book Description Chicago Review Press, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111556524056