Watch A Japanese Documentary On The Band

Written by May 9th, 2012 at 10:15 am

Here’s a strange fact about living in these modern times… when great artists pass on, their Facebook account lives on. Take R.E.M., for example, whose page remains active despite the fact that they retired last fall. Facebook connects us all when a celebrity dies, helping us to mourn in real time… and it also continues to promote them, and keep them in our thoughts, long after they’re gone.

Today, Levon Helm‘s account has posted a link to Song To Soul, an impressive new documentary about The Band, which was recently uploaded to YouTube.

Proving that Americana is for everyone, the film was produced for Japanese television.

Watch part 1 below.

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