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Before he died on April 19, 2012 Helm gave specific instructions from his hospital bed to carry on the tradition of the Ramble. His exact words were, "Keep it goin."
The Band and the E Street Band are so great in part because they're true ensembles -- bands of brothers. But even so, Clarence and Levon provided any extra measure of soul and magic dust.