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.
We lost one of the most respected and loved drummers and vocalists yesterday when Levon Helm passed away at the age of 71, after a long battle with cancer. Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm is best known as the drummer and sometimes lead voca... Read Post
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