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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    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 Twain ...
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    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Much of the Band's innovative sound was born in the "Big Pink." It was a house in idyllic Woodstock, N.Y., rented for $125 a week and nicknamed for its distinctive pink paint job. The group would gather for hours at a time to create songs.
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    ALBANY, N.Y. — 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. (AP) — 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 ...
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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — 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 ...
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