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Levon Helm

American,  Musician
Total Quotes : 26
Slow Going Itchy

If things are going slow, I'm itchy.

- Levon Helm

Walking Edge Like

I like walking on the edge.

- Levon Helm

Play Song Give

If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you.

- Levon Helm

Themselves Drums Tune

Drums usually seem to tune themselves.

- Levon Helm

Memphis Mine Took

A friend of mine took me to Memphis advised me that I should get in the musicians' union. He gave me a set of drums and said, Stay on the job, son.

- Levon Helm

Hero Always Couple

Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up. He had a series of good bands. I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me. And he did a couple of times.

- Levon Helm

Best Want Other

Don't we all want what's best for each other?

- Levon Helm

Country Like Subscribe

I never subscribe to the stay-at-home policy. I'm not sick of the road or sick of eating in good restaurants around the country. I like to travel.

- Levon Helm

Fool Reward Lot

I don't fool with a lot of things that I can't have fun with. There's not much reward in that.

- Levon Helm

Young Forever Songs

Forever Young, by Dylan, is one of my favorite songs.

- Levon Helm

Understand Kind Another

Anytime I switch to another instrument, I immediately turn it into another kind of drum so that I can understand it better.

- Levon Helm

Chemistry Studio Last

By the time The Band did The Last Waltz, the chemistry had changed, and it wasn't a thrill anymore to live that studio kind of life.

- Levon Helm

Doctor Would Dad

Dad and mom would have preferred that I be a doctor, a lawyer, a scientist, or a great humanitarian.

- Levon Helm

Music Help Some

If you pour some music on whatever's wrong, it'll sure help out.

- Levon Helm

Think Millionaire

I don't think I'm a millionaire, but I'm comfortable.

- Levon Helm

Music Always Most

Drums just always sounded like the most fun part of that good music for me.

- Levon Helm

Sometimes Last Times

Good times don't last long sometimes.

- Levon Helm

Distance Like Here

I like to get within handshaking distance of the crowd. If it happens, they know it, we know it, and that's all we came here for.

- Levon Helm

Play Song Recorder

Most of our stuff was trial and error. You live with a tape recorder, you turn it on, you play the song and you listen to it.

- Levon Helm

The Only Thing Slowing

I was in high school, trying to get out of high school. The only thing slowing me up was grades.

- Levon Helm