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


Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Levon Helm TheBand, rock, n' roll, culture, celebrity, arts, politics, news )

Cal
- 878 days ago - latimes.com
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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Mm M. (455)
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!
 

John S. (303)
Thursday April 19, 2012, 7:00 pm
I still listen to the music he made.
 

Patricia E. G. (51)
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
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Friday April 20, 2012, 5:56 am
Never will he & his music be forgotten
 

JL A. (275)
Friday April 20, 2012, 9:51 pm
He left quite a legacy.
 

Dandelion G. (387)
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

RIP LEVON!

EVEN THOUGH YOU HAVE GONE,YOU MUSIC WILL ALWAYS LIVE ON!
 

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

Quanta Kiran (65)
Monday April 23, 2012, 3:39 am
Thanks.
 

Cathy P. (96)
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
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday April 23, 2012, 9:42 pm
Thanks.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 5:52 am
RIP
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
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: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/21/arts/music/greg-ham-musician-on-men-at-works-80s-hits-dies-at-58.html?_r=1

Two sad losses for music.
 

Tal H. (8)
Tuesday April 24, 2012, 6:33 pm
RIP
 

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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