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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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Levon Helm, The Band's commanding drummer and singer, whose solid beat and Arkansas twang helped define classics from the tragic "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" to the playful "Up on Cripple Creek," died Thursday. He was 71.
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    ALBANY, N.Y. — 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 ...
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