According to a post on his official website, drummer Levon Helm of The Band "is in the final stages of his battle with cancer," and his family is asking for fans to send "your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey." Helm was first diagnosed with throat cancer in the late '90s, and treatment initially crippled his legendary vocals. But by the mid-'00s, Helm was back performing and recording with his voice nearly at full-strength.
Levon helm, drummer of the The Band and solo vocalist, is losing his long battle with cancer. On Saturday, his former bandmate Robbie Robertson offered his prayers and love for Helm, hinting that there might be something really bad ... Read Post
The Band legend's family is asking for your prayers as he "makes his way through this part of his journey." Read Post