Ancient footprints everywhere

Levon Helm grew up in Turkey Scratch, AR, and was able to experience first-hand not only “roots” music but an entire culture that’s almost totally alien to 21st century America. The same goes for Bob Dylan, growing up in Hibbing, MN, who wrote “When I Paint My Masterpiece,” which Helm sang — with all the soulfulness and irony the song demands — on the Band’s Cahoots album. More here.