This Wheel's On Fire by Levon Helm

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# Hardcover 320 pages (March 25, 1994) # Publisher: Morrow # Language: English # First Edition Reviews: Entertainment Weekly "One of the most insightful and intelligent rock bios in recent memory." --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Bob Dylan "wisdom and humor roaring off of every page, expertly written by one of the true heroes of my generation" Book Description When Music From Big Pink was released by The Band in 1968, it was a defining moment for an entire generation. For the first time the story of The Band is told by one of its members, Levon Helm relating the inside story of his early career with Ronnie Hawkins, The Band's movement towards the bigtime as Bob Dylan's electric backing band, to their establishment as the epitome of sixties mythic folk rock. Synopsis For the first time, here is the story of The Band, as related by one of its members. It takes the reader onstage and backstage About the Author 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. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
 

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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.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by William Morrow & Co. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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Enjoyable history of a seminal late-60's rock group, told by the group's drummer with the help of Davis (co-author, Fleetwood, 1990, etc.).

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Arkansas-born Helm, drummer for classic-rock outfit The Band, and Davis ( Fleetwood ) here present a down-home account of the quintet's development.

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