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RIP---Levon Helm, Drummer and Singer With the Band, Dies at 71

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Levon Helm's Arkansas-hewn voice and imaginative drumming helped make the Band -- first known as Bob Dylan's backup band -- into one of the most esteemed groups in pop music history.

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MmAway M (503)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 4:28 pm
Thank you Cal! Another Great Talent is gone.

RIP LEVON! You gave us alot of memories to tie together to your Music!

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 7:00 pm
I still listen to the music he made.

Patricia E G (53)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 10:39 pm
A sad day for Rock-Roll
The Band was glorified in a Martin Scorsese film "The Last Waltz"
We will miss you dearly Levon, rest in peace ~

Thank you Cal

Don Saunders (151)
Friday April 20, 2012, 12:57 am
RIP 'Levon , gone but not forgotten ,,

Norm C (74)
Friday April 20, 2012, 1:03 am
The best American rock 'n roll band ever. His music will last forever. See you on the other side.

Past Member (0)
Friday April 20, 2012, 3:00 am
thank you to inform

Past Member (0)
Friday April 20, 2012, 5:56 am
Never will he & his music be forgotten

JL A (282)
Friday April 20, 2012, 9:51 pm
He left quite a legacy.

Sheryl G (363)
Saturday April 21, 2012, 10:07 am
Thanks Levon for all the great music! I'm glad I got to see The Band many times in my life.

Diane Piecara (14)
Saturday April 21, 2012, 1:11 pm
His music was honest, authentic, and heart-felt. He was simply great.

Alicia V (181)
Sunday April 22, 2012, 12:33 pm
Light to your Spirit. Your music is all over. Thanks for being you. Love.

Tucker T (44)
Sunday April 22, 2012, 2:10 pm



Judy A (0)
Sunday April 22, 2012, 3:00 pm
Loved his music.

Quanta Kiran (67)
Monday April 23, 2012, 3:39 am

Cathy P (97)
Monday April 23, 2012, 12:15 pm
Loved The Band! R.I.P

Carmen S (611)
Monday April 23, 2012, 3:30 pm
thanks Cal, love the Band

Past Member (0)
Monday April 23, 2012, 9:42 pm

Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:52 am

Tom C Sullivan (98)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 3:33 pm
Grew up with their music, it was all awesome, R.I.P.

Cate S (7)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:55 pm
RIP Levon. Love the Band.

We also lost the flautist & saxaphone player from the Aussie band Men at Work, Greg Ham, on the same day. Their song 'Down Under' was great. RIP Greg. Link:

Two sad losses for music.

Talya H (10)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:33 pm

Lindsey Williams (234)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 7:54 am
:'( Rest in peace, man. Thank you so much for your music.

Justina Gil (0)
Wednesday April 25, 2012, 4:31 pm
): RIP

Ancil S (175)
Thursday April 26, 2012, 11:30 am
Rest In Peace,will miss you.
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