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In the event you’ve ever seen The Final Waltz, then you definitely already know that the Band’s Levon Helm and The Staple Singers’ Mavis Staples all the time sounded nice collectively. The 71-year-old Levon Helm died of throat cancer in 2012. A 12 months earlier than his passing, Helm obtained along with Mavis Staples to file one ultimate session in his Woodstock studio. Later this spring, Anti- will launch that session as an album. It’s known as Carry Me House.
Carry Me House options Levon’s daughter Amy Helm on backup vocals, and it options Helm and Staples taking over songs made well-known by folks like Bob Dylan and Nina Simone. The primary single is an upbeat, engaged tackle “You Got To Transfer,” a blues conventional famously recorded by folks like Mississippi Fred McDowell and the Rolling Stones. Under, hearken to that track, try the Carry Me House tracklist, and skim what Mavis Staples needed to say about her ultimate expertise recording with Levon Helm.
In a press launch, Mavis Staples says:
It by no means crossed my thoughts that it is perhaps the final time we’d see one another. He was so energetic and so pleased that week. He was the identical outdated Levon I’d all the time identified, only a stunning spirit inside and outside…
We hugged and hugged and hugged. I simply held on to him. I didn’t comprehend it’d be the final time, however in my coronary heart and in my thoughts, Levon will all the time be with me as a result of I take him in all places I am going. Sure, certainly. I can see him proper now. And a few candy day, we’ll be collectively once more.
Levon Helm & Mavis Staples also present Carry Me House Album is out 5/20 on Anti-. Mavis Staples will carry out with Amy Helm that night time on the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, and so they’ll additionally carry out collectively on the Filth Farmer Pageant 5/21.
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