|A Train Robbery|
|The full moon touched the cold steel lines The rail bed was frozen with ice In the distance an engine was keepin' good time The steam whistle moaned...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Entertainment WeeklyThe Band's Levon Helm turns in a modestly charming album of 13 cover songs. [30 Nov 2007, p.131]
MojoEarthy, reassuringly calloused country and bluegrass is its currency. [Dec 2007, p.110]
Q MagazineWhether reworking Steve Earle's 'The Mountain' or the traditional heart-tugger 'The Blind Child,' it represents a small yet very real personal triumph. [Dec 2007, p.121]
BobM.Dec 4, 2007I can't stop playing Dirt Farmer. Levon moves me in a way that its hard to describe. I'm so glad he decided to do this cd. Levon I can't stop playing Dirt Farmer. Levon moves me in a way that its hard to describe. I'm so glad he decided to do this cd. Levon Helm IS a national Treasure.… Expand
PhilipD'AmourDec 6, 2007This is a wonderful album! "Little Birds" is one of the best tracks of the year!
PaulFMar 6, 2008Best Album in the last few years. Great to hear him again. This album needs to be un your music collection.
ChrisKNov 25, 2007As the host of an Americana based radio program, I get nearly every release that comes out. By far, one of the most compelling and authentic As the host of an Americana based radio program, I get nearly every release that comes out. By far, one of the most compelling and authentic albums of the genre for 2007, Levon's friend Larry Campbell, and Levon's daughter have crafted Levon's aged voice into a career masterpiece. This is NOT "Americanapolitan," but more truly a rural, farmland, dry red dirt "no depression" style album,, complete with covers of the Carter Family and Steve Earle. Very Highly Recommended.… Expand
ByronLJJul 5, 2009I am not a fan of country music, cause it mostly all sounds the same (especially modern country). Would I call this country? Lots of people I am not a fan of country music, cause it mostly all sounds the same (especially modern country). Would I call this country? Lots of people would, I wouldn't. I'd just call it a good record.… Expand
THortonNov 22, 2007One of the best albums of the year!!!!!!
MickeyMentalNov 19, 2007Um. Boring music from a guy who can't sing.
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