With Levon Helm, the musician is traveling down the homestretch of his life, the riotous past is present yet mostly behind him -- he is proud he did it his way, and today he loves his land in Woodstock. With Bruce Springsteen, he looks back upon a crucial transitional time in his life, when he learned not only to make the album he wanted to make ["Darkness on the Edge of Town"], but to be the man he wanted to be.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Levon And Bruce
At a documentary film festival in Copenhagen, Stewart Nusbaumer reflects on the lives of two great American voices: