Levon and the Hawks – Stones That I Throw (1965)
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Here’s the whole fam-damnily Band. Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson fairly fresh out of their Ronnie Hawkins rockabilly apprenticeship faze, Read More…
The “plug” side, “Stones That I Throw,” coulda been a contender or first runner up but instead gets the Miss Congeniality Award, a much higher honor. “Stones,” is, however, a totally noticeable notch less wonderful than the intended “un-plug” side which defines a major moment is the real history of rock ‘n’ roll music. As cool-ass as this is, More..
Here’s a little bonus without onus treat for fans of pre-hysteric Band videos. Here’s “Baby”
Levon Helm on the drums with Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks in 1959. You can’t ever understand the 60s music without getting deep into the 50s. All the great sixties musicians knew their 50s rock if only from listening to Wolfman Jack on the radio.