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Levon Helm, 1940-2012. R.I.P.

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.
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The Band Singer Levon Helm Dead at 71 -- Dies from Throat Cancer

Pop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com (3 years ago)

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

The Band’s Levon Helm in ‘Final Stages’ of Cancer

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

Levon Helm, singer and drummer of The Band, is in "the final stages" of cancer, according to a statement from his family. Read Post

Levon Helm dies after throat cancer battle

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (3 years ago)

The singer and drummer for the Band died today in New York. Read Post


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