An exciting new look at the Youngblood’s most popular songs, rearranged and recorded with new life by Lowell Levinger with guests such as Jesse Colin Young, David Grisman, Ry Cooder and a host of others. Levinger, one of the original founding members of the band along with Young has infused this release with the same eclectic, fun-loving energy that the Youngbloods put into their shows. This Collectors Edition is guaranteed to inspire a new generation and some old fans to embrace the magic created in those Youngblood years.)

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Inverness, CA 94937

Email: banana at lowelllevinger dot com

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“GET TOGETHER – Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics”

An exciting new look at the Youngblood’s most popular songs, rearranged and recorded with new life by Lowell Levinger with guests such as Jesse Colin Young, David Grisman, Ry Cooder and a host of others. Levinger, one of the original founding members of the band along with Young has infused this release with the same eclectic, fun-loving energy that the Youngbloods put into their shows. This Collectors Edition is guaranteed to inspire a new generation and some old fans to embrace the magic created in those Youngblood years.

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A Castle in Italy

Castle October in Italy in a castle ! Banana has been planning this trip for three years and has invited many friends to come and stay a few nights at the castle which is also a winery ! Delicious dolcetto and spumante. There will be a house concert there on Oct 23rd with some special guests. October in Piemonte is the white truffle season not to mention all the other delicious bounties of the harvest.

Welcome to Banana’s New Website

Down To The RootsWelcome to the official web site of Lowell Levinger aka “Banana” – founding member of The Youngbloods, and the original ‘Hippie From Olema’.

In his fifth solo album since the disbanding of The Youngbloods in 1973, Banana has come into his own with sterling songs that delve into the roots that formed his musical landscape.

From down-‘n-dirty blues to rollicking good times, Banana presents a varied palette of colorful stories paired with irresistible melodies and rhythms. His vocals deliver sincerity, warmth and humor and are solidly supported by engaging instrumental arrangements. To top off the quality of “Down To the Roots” sound, Banana utilizes many gems from his collection of vintage acoustic instruments.