Levon Helm, Key Member Of The Band, Dies At 71

Levon Helm, a key member of the seminal rock group The Band who lent his distinctively Southern voice to classics like "The Weight" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," has died at age 71.

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  • Levon Helm, Key Member Of The Band, Dies At 71
    Levon Helm, a key member of the seminal rock group The Band who lent his distinctively Southern voice to classics like "The Weight" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," has died at age 71. Helm's website says he died peacefully Thursday afternoon.
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  • Levon Helm, key member of The Band, dead at age 71
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  • Levon Helm, key member of The Band, dies at 71
    ALBANY, N.Y. -— With songs like "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," ''The Weight" and "Up on Cripple Creek," The Band fused rock, blues, folk and gospel to create a sound that seemed as authentically American as a Mathew Brady photograph or a Mark ...
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