Drummer, guitarist, mandolin player, singer and actor Levon Helm, best known for his tenure with The Band, passed away earlier this afternoon after a long battle with throat cancer. He was 71.To read the rest of this obituary, please check out The Spectacle Blog.
The Band singer/drummer Levon Helm -- famous for hits like "The Weight" ("Take a load off Annie"...) -- has died after a long battle with throat cancer.Helm -- diagnosed with throat cancer in the late 90s -- passed away this afterno... Read Post
Levon Helm, singer and drummer of The Band, is in "the final stages" of cancer, according to a statement from his family. Read Post