Levon Helm Marker

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Helm Marker with Anna Lee Amsden, immortalized in "The Weight"...

What to know

Levon Helm was born in 1940 near Elaine, Arkansas and grew up in Marvell and Turkey Scratch, west of Helena. Helm gained fame as a founding member of The Band, a group that fused blues, country, rockabilly and folk music to create a distinctly unique sound at a pivotal time in the development of American rock ‘n’ roll music. A stop on the Arkansas Delta Music Trail: Sounds from the Soil and Soul. Another marker honors Helm at Turkey Scratch.
Northeast Corner Of Carruth Avenue And North Elm Street
Marvell, AR 72366