• Levon Helm’s Love of Bluegrass

    This remembrance of Levon Helm is a contribution from Happy Traum, co-founder of Homespun Music Instruction. “The first show I remember was Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys on a summer evening in 1946, when I was six years old.

  • Levon Helm, friend of bluegrass, passes

    After having shared news earlier in the week that his health was rapidly failing, word comes this afternoon from his family that influential Americana artist Levon Helm has passed away today at 71 years of age. He had been fighting