If you haven’t heard already Zac Brown, Mumford & Sons, Elton John, Mavis Staples, T-Bone Burnett and Alabama Shakes lead vocalist Brittany Howard are going to be doing a special tribute to Levon Helm at this Sundays Grammy Awards (thanks Twang Nation for informing me).

I imagine they will play “The Weight” somewhere in there along with “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” and maybe even “Up On Cripple Creek.”

But if I could make one request, I would make it a tune from his solo album Electric Dirt called “When I Go Away.”

Press play on the video below, close your eyes listen closely to the words and then continue reading below the video when its over.

How cool is that? I don’t know about you but it makes me feel a little better about the whole death thing.

Levon is trying to tell us something here. This tune needs to be blasted from loudspeakers, from every tower, every satellite because I think there are a lot people out there could use a message like this. A little less fear in this world could go a long way.

We can only hope that we are as prepared for the afterlife as Levon.

What do you think?

corey koehler music never too late album

Before You Go...

Get two free downloads from Corey’s debut album “Never Too Late” delivered right to your email inbox.

YEAH BABY! you are in.

Share This