NEW YORK (AP) Elton John plus Mumford & Sons will strike the actual Grammys stage to repay tribute in order to Levon Helm.
The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that will T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples, Zac Brown in addition to Brittany Howard associated with Alabama Shakes may also execute "The Weight" with Sunday's ribbons ceremony with Los Angeles.
"Can you would imagine of your track that will satisfies (more)?" said Ken Ehrlich, designer from the Grammy Awards . "Philosophically that fits that moment."
Helm was the actual drummer as well as vocalist to get The Band. He perished involving hassles through most cancers not too long ago with age group 71.
The Band's 1968 debut, "Music From Big Pink," and also it has the follow-up, "The Band," stay landmark albums with the era, along with tracks such as "The Weight" along with "Cripple Creek" became steel standards. Early on, The Band guaranteed Bob Dylan upon his / her sensational and also suspect electrical tours with 1965-66 and collaborated by using him within the legendary "The Basement Tapes."
Ehrlich explained the actual lineup regarding musicians and singers can be a representation of Helm's numerous sound. They'll even better "The Weight" once the display has their with memoriam tribute, which usually raises the bar in music artists that passed away very last year.
"Generationally it is very mixed, as well as genre-wise it can be without doubt mixed, in addition to . which is precisely what (Helm) ended up being most of about," Ehrlich said. "He was related to good old plus young, region plus pop. He had been the following astonishingly eclectic artist."
The 55th yearly Grammy Awards will weather dwell from your Staples Center in Los Angeles with CBS.