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The Band Tape Archive

Performances by Levon Helm

This chronologically ordered list contains tape recordings from solo concerts and radio/TV shows with Levon Helm. Tapes where Helm appears together with other Band members are not included here.

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Date: 3/19/77
Performer: Helm, Levon & RCO All Stars
Location: New York, NY SNL
Source/Quality/Length: TV/EX/10
Note: with RCO All Stars
Song list:

  1. Sing Sing Sing
  2. Ain't That a Lot of Love


Date: 12/29/77
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Upper Darby, PA, Tower Theatre
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG/90
Note: w/RCO All Stars
Song list:

  1. Washer Woman
  2. Tie That Binds
  3. Back to Memphis
  4. A Mood I was In
  5. Rough Old Road
  6. AIn't That a Lotta Love
  7. Rain Down Tears
  8. Mild Cow Boogie
  9. Sing Sing Sing
  10. Ophelia
  11. Born In Chicago
  12. Instrumental
  13. Havanah Moon
  14. Blues So Bad
  15. Big Boss Man
  16. Godd Night Irene
  17. Milk Cow Boogie


Date: 2/7/78
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: New Orleans, LA Superdome
Source/Quality/Length: FM/EX/50
Note: w/Dr. John, Booker T., Steve Cropper, Fred Carter, Howard Johnson...
Song list:

  1. Shotgun
  2. Ain't That a Lotta Love
  3. Washer Woman
  4. Unknow Dr. John
  5. The Weight
  6. Back to Memphis
  7. Milk Cow Boogie
  8. Born in Chicago
  9. Unknown
  10. Ophelia
  11. Goodnight Irene


Date: 1/1/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Canada SCTV
Source/Quality/Length: TV/EX/5
Note: with Cates Brothers. Date Incorrect, "1980"
Song list:

  1. Summertime Blues


Date: 6/19/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Toronto, ONT Nickelodeon Tavern
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/EX-/45
Note:
Song list:

  1. Washer Woman
  2. Up On Cripple Creek
  3. The Weight
  4. High Time In Georgia
  5. Goin Back to Memphis
  6. China Girl
  7. Cates Bros
  8. Milk Cow Boogie

Date: 7/1/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Toronto, Ont Nickelodeon Tavern
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/EX/75
Note: w/Cates Bros.
Song list:

  1. Summertime Blues
  2. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  3. Goin Back to Memphis
  4. China Girl
  5. Up On Cripple Creek
  6. Milk Cow Boogie
  7. Washer Woman
  8. Havana Moon
  9. The Weight
  10. Rain Down Tears
  11. Long Tall Sally
  12. Never Be Free
  13. Hurricane
  14. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  15. Ophelia
  16. Willie & Handjive

Date: 9/6/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Lewistown, ME State Fairgrounds
Source/Quality/Length: Aud/VG/60
Note: w/Cates Bros. Open for Dead
Song list:

  1. Time Is a Thief (Cates)
  2. Where Can We Go (Cates)
  3. Back to Memphis
  4. China Girl
  5. Summertime Blues
  6. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  7. Willie & Handjive
  8. Union Man
  9. The Weight
  10. Up On Cripple Creek
  11. Ophelia
  12. Milk Cow Boogie

Date: 10/28/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/90
Note: w/Cates Brothers
Song list:

  1. Back to Memphis
  2. China Girl
  3. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  4. Summertime Blues
  5. Milk Cow Boogie
  6. Up On Cripple Creek
  7. Ain't That a Lot of Love
  8. The Weight
  9. Washer Woman
  10. Willie & Handjive
  11. Evangeline
  12. Havanah Moon
  13. Time Is a Thief
  14. Ophelia
  15. Rock & Roll Shoes
  16. Rivers of Babylon
  17. Sweet Peach (soundcheck)

Date: 10/28/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Philadelphia, PA Spectrum
Source/Quality/Length: Aud/VG-/80
Note: w/Cates Bros. Open for Dead
Song list:

  1. Milk Cow Boogie
  2. Back to Memphis
  3. China Girl
  4. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  5. Summertiem Blues
  6. Milk Cow Boogie
  7. Up On Cripple Creek
  8. Ain't That a Lot of Love
  9. The Weight
  10. Washer Woman
  11. Willie & Handjive
  12. Evangeline
  13. Havanna Moon
  14. Time Is a Thief (Cates)
  15. Ophelia
  16. Rock & Roll Shoes
  17. Rivers of Babylon
  18. Soundcheck: Sweet Peach Georgia Wine

Date: 11/14/80
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Brampton, ONT Spanky's
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/G-/90
Note: w/Cates Bros. Very Poor Quality
Song list:

  1. Don't Do It
  2. Washer Woman
  3. Sweet Peach Georgia Wine
  4. China Girl
  5. Milk Cow Boogie
  6. Summertime Blues
  7. The Weight
  8. Willie & Handjive
  9. Back to Memphis
  10. Nashville Wimmin
  11. Ain't That a Lot of Love
  12. Evangeline
  13. Rag Mama Rag
  14. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  15. Havanna Moon
  16. Cripple Creek


Date: 11/1/81
Performer: Helm, Levon

Location: Toronto, Can Nickelodeon Tavern
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG/90
Note: w/Cates Brothers, date incorrect
Song list:

  1. Milk Cow Boogie
  2. Summertime Blues
  3. The Weight
  4. Sweet Peach Georgia Wine
  5. Lucrecia
  6. Rag Mama Rag
  7. Bring It On Home
  8. Willie & Handjive
  9. Can't Change My Mind
  10. Yield Not to Temptation
  11. Standing On the Mountaintop
  12. I'm No Pretender
  13. Get Out Your Big Roll Daddy
  14. China Girl
  15. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  16. I Came to Party
  17. Going to New York
  18. Rock and Roll Shoes


Date: 3/2/82
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Toronto, CAN Nags Head North
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/75
Note: w/Cates Borthers, Month and Day incorrect
Song list:

  1. Milk Cow Boogie
  2. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  3. China Girl
  4. Sweey Peach Georgia Wine
  5. The Weight
  6. Bring It On Home
  7. HandJive
  8. Going To New York
  9. Rag Mama Rag
  10. Summertime Blues
  11. Ophelia
  12. Back to Memphis
  13. Up On Cripple Creek
  14. Unknown
  15. Every Night & Every Day
  16. Rock & Roll Shoes

Date: 4/26/82
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: San Jose, CA Sam's Place
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX-/90
Note: w/Muscle Shoals All Stars
Song list:

  1. Couldn't Sleep at All
  2. Stranger In the Night
  3. Goin Back to Memphis
  4. Up On Cripple Creek
  5. Lucrecia
  6. Someday You Will
  7. Early Romance
  8. Rag Mama Rag
  9. Willie & Handjive
  10. Want to Hold You
  11. What I Learned From Loving You
  12. I'm A Lonely Night
  13. Get Out Your Big Roll Daddy
  14. Milk Cow Boogie
  15. Your Eyes Never See Me
  16. Road Runner
  17. Rock & Roll Shoes
  18. The Weight
  19. Who Will the Next Fool Be

Date: 6/12/82
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Woodstock, NY Getaway Club
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX/55
Note: w/Russell Smith & the Muscle Shoals Allstars
Song list:

  1. Tossin & Turnin (Smith)
  2. Stranger in the Night (Smith)
  3. Goin Back to Memphis
  4. Up on Cripple Creek
  5. Angel in the Night
  6. Someday We Will (Smith)
  7. Early Romance (Smith)
  8. Rag Mama Rag
  9. Willie and Handjive
  10. Please Hold (Smith)
  11. On a Lonely Night (Smith)
  12. Get Your Big Roll Out Daddy


Date: 7/18/84
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Woodstock, NY
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/90
Note: w/Woodstock All Stars
Song list:

  1. Rumba Girl
  2. Havanna Moon
  3. When I Get My Reward
  4. Girl I Left Behind
  5. Voo Doo Music
  6. Evangeline
  7. Caledonia
  8. Pancho & Lefty
  9. Sittin On Top of the World
  10. When Strangers Do Meet
  11. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  12. Don't Do It
  13. Milk Cow Boogie
  14. Down South in New Orleans
  15. Every Night & Every Day
  16. On My Journey Home

Date: 11/1/84
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Storr, CT ROTC Hall, UCONN
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX-/80
Note:
Song list:

  1. Voo Doo Music
  2. Hold Me In Your Arms
  3. One More Shot
  4. Milk Cow Boogie
  5. The Weight
  6. The Other Side
  7. Caledonia
  8. Up On Cripple Creek
  9. Every Night & Every Day
  10. Don't Do It
  11. Sweet Georgia
  12. Henry & Me
  13. Willie and Handjive
  14. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  15. Ophelia


Date: 1/29/85
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: New York, NY Lone Star Cafe
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX-/40
Note:
Song list:

  1. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  2. Rhumba Man
  3. Milk Cow Boogie
  4. One More Shot
  5. Caledonia
  6. Why are People Like That
  7. Watermelon Time in Georgia
  8. Next Time You See Me

Date: 2/16/85
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Woodstock, NY Getaway Club
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG-/90
Note: w/Woodstock All Stars. Levels low
Song list:

  1. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  2. Story Everybody Knows
  3. Milk Cow Boogie
  4. Whay Are People Like That
  5. Sweet Peach Georgia Wine
  6. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  7. The Weight
  8. Voo Doo Music
  9. Rag Mama Rag
  10. Caledonia (cut)
  11. Richland Woman Blues
  12. Rockin Pneumonia
  13. In the USA
  14. Whole Lotta Shakin
  15. Rain Down Tears
  16. Mystery Train
  17. Every Night & Every Day
  18. I Came to Party
  19. Rhumba Man
  20. Don't Do It (cut)


Date: 6/16/86
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Toronto, CAN Diamond Club
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/80
Note: w/Cates Bothers
Song list:

  1. Story Everybody Knows
  2. One More Shot
  3. Back to Memphis
  4. I Shall Be Released
  5. Ophelia
  6. Think
  7. Milk Cow Boogie
  8. Standing On a Mountaintop
  9. Caledonia
  10. Rag Mama Rag
  11. Unknown
  12. Up On Cripple Creek
  13. Every Night & Every Day
  14. Willie & Handjive


Date: 7/31/87
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
Source/Quality/Length: SB/VG/65
Note: levels low.
Song list:

  1. Back to Memphis
  2. Instr
  3. You Do Me Good
  4. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  5. Every Night & Every Day
  6. Take Me to the River
  7. China Girl
  8. Instr
  9. Milk Cow Boogie (cut)
  10. Rag Mama Rag
  11. Willie and the Handjive
  12. Up On Cripple Creek

Date: 8/22/87
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Asbury Park, NJ The Stone Pony
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/80
Note: w/Springsteen on 2 songs
Song list:

  1. Rock Me Slow & Easy
  2. Goin Back to Memphis
  3. Don't Ya Tell Henry
  4. Instrumental
  5. Every Night & Every Day
  6. Back Home in the USA
  7. Thinking of You
  8. The War Goes On
  9. I'm Goin Home
  10. Good Feeling
  11. Milk Cow Boogie
  12. Rag Mama Rag
  13. Willie & Handjive
  14. Up On Cripple Creek (with Springsteen)
  15. Lucille (with Springsteen)


Date: 1/21/88
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Hollywood, CA Palimino Club
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX/80
Note:
Song list:

  1. Caledonia
  2. Back to Memphis
  3. Instrumental
  4. Good Feeling
  5. Rag Top
  6. Every Night & Every Day
  7. Instrumental
  8. Hotel Buick
  9. Instrumental
  10. Milk Cow Boogie
  11. Shot Gun
  12. Home Sweet Home
  13. Willie & Handjive (audience)


Date: 7/22/88
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX-/90
Note: w/Stan Szelest, Randy Ciarlante,Paul Brazen and Frank Campbell. Levels low.
Song list:

  1. What Would They Think
  2. Instrumental
  3. What's the Matter with Me
  4. The Kingfish
  5. Willie & the Handjive
  6. Boogie on the Radio
  7. Gold Soup
  8. Instrumental
  9. Mystery Train
  10. Ophelia
  11. Shotgun
  12. Caledonia

Date: 7/30/88
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: South Amboy, NJ Club Bene
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG-/85
Note: low levels & muddy
Song list:

  1. Caledonia
  2. Instrumental
  3. I Finally Got You
  4. Instrumental
  5. What Will We Do
  6. Just a Fool
  7. Ain't Got a Home
  8. Ophelia
  9. Watchin the River Flow
  10. Rock n Pneumonia
  11. Cripple Creek
  12. Back to Memphis
  13. Every Night & Every Day
  14. The Preacher
  15. Down the Highway

Date: 8/6/88
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Saugerties, NY The Flamingo
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG/75
Note:
Song list:

  1. Instrumental
  2. Caledonia
  3. Unknown
  4. I Finally Got You
  5. Later On
  6. Unknown
  7. Out on the Highway
  8. China Girl
  9. Every Working Man
  10. Watch the River Flow
  11. Willie & Handjive
  12. I Don't Blame You

Date: 8/27/88
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Barrie, Ont Molson's Park
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/EX-/35
Note: Incomplete Show. w/Woodstock All Stars
Song list:

  1. I Finally Got You
  2. 40 Days and 40 Nights
  3. Hotel Buick
  4. Ophelia
  5. Willie and Handjive
  6. Unknown

Date: 9/6/88
Performer: Levon Helm & Cate Bros
Location: State Fairgrounds, Lewiston, Maine
Source/Quality/Length: Aud/VG+/45
Note:
Song list:

  1. Time Is A Thief
  2. Where Can We Go
  3. Back To Memphis
  4. China Girl
  5. Summertime Blues
  6. Watermelon Time In Georgia
  7. Willie And The Hand Jive
  8. Union Man
  9. The Weight
  10. Up On Cripple Creek
  11. Ophelia
  12. Milk Cow Boogie


Date: 1989
Performer: Helm/Woodstock All Stars
Location: Woodstock, NY Studio Sessions '89
Source/Quality/Length: SB/EX/15
Note:
Song list:

  1. Lean on Me
  2. Hotel Buick
  3. Big Love in a Small Town


Date: 2/24/89
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: New York, NY Lone Star
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+EX-/120
Note: w/All Stars
Song list:

  1. Instrumental
  2. Caledonia
  3. I Finally Got You
  4. China Girl
  5. Back to Memphis
  6. Good Feeling
  7. The Kingfish
  8. Watch The River Flow
  9. Ophelia
  10. Twilight
  11. Milk Cow Boogie
  12. Willie & Handjive
  13. Think
  14. Mary Ann
  15. Just a Fool
  16. Blacktop
  17. Ain't Got a Home
  18. Redemption
  19. Forty Days
  20. Don't Mess Up a Good Thing
  21. New Orleans Boogie
  22. Shot Gun

Date: 4/15/89
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: New York, NY Lone Star
Source/Quality/Length: AUD/VG+/90
Note: w/the All Stars
Song list:

  1. Think
  2. I Finally Got You
  3. Instr
  4. Mary Ann
  5. Just a Fool
  6. Forty Days
  7. Willie & Handjive
  8. Ophelia
  9. Milk Cow Boogie
  10. Inst
  11. Unknown
  12. Every Night & Every Day
  13. WS Walcott Med Show
  14. Shape I'm In
  15. Instr (cut)


Date: 2/1/93
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: New York, NY Larry King Show
Source/Quality/Length: FM/EX/45
Note: Book interview. Date incorrect
Song list:


Date: 11/16/93
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Source/Quality/Length: WHYY-FM FM/EX/15
Note: Interview on 'Fresh Air' program w/Terry Gross
Song list:


Date: 6/1/95
Performer: Helm, Levon
Location: Nashville, TN Rhyman Auditorium
Source/Quality/Length: FM/EX/10
Note: w/John Hiatt, Randy Foster & Mark Collie
Song list:

  1. Caledonia
  2. The Weight


Date: 7/3/99
Performer: Levon & The Barn Burners
Location: Bearsville Theatre, Bearsville
Source/Quality/Length: Internet/EX/110
Note: Levon Helm on drums with the Barn Burners, guitarist Pat O'Shea, lead vocalist and harmonica player Chris O'Leary and upright bassist Frankie Ingrao with Amy Helm on vocals and guests Garth Hudson , Mindy Jostyn, Phoebe Snow, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen and Jimmy Vivino. Several of the songs are originals written by Barn Burners singer Chris O'Leary.
Song list:

  1. I Don't Miss You Baby
  2. I'm Ready
  3. Jealous Hearted Man
  4. I Spy
  5. I Been Watching You Baby
  6. Give It To Me Baby
  7. 500 Miles
  8. Why Are People Like That
  9. I Just Want To Make Love To You
  10. Fever
  11. Tossin' And Turnin'
  12. Bring It On Home
  13. Meet Me In The Morning
  14. Let's Have A Good Time
  15. Unknown


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