Sunday Morning Music: Wide River to Cross
by Cat Johnson
Levon Helm made some amazing contributions to popular music. As the drummer for the Band, he helped to define an era of roots-rock. It’s the music he made in the last years of his life, however, that zips like an arrow to my heart. So much soul, so much life. Here’s his version of the Buddy Miller song “Wide River to Cross,” from the outstanding album Dirt Farmer.
Here’s Miller’s version of the song.