Singing Drummers

Levon Helm at the 2008 Newport Folk Festival (photo from WFUV)

Image Caption: Levon Helm at the 2008 Newport Folk Festival (photo from WFUV)
by Delphine Blue | 05/26/2022 | 2:17pm

Delphine Blue in for Corny O'Connell this morning, Levon Helm would have been 82 years old today. He was beloved as the drummer and vocalist for The Band, and in later years for his Midnight Rambles at his home in Woodstock.

Drummers don't usually do much singing the way Levon did. Who else has been known to sing lead and play drums?

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