Death of Levon Helm

May 26, 1940 - April 19, 2012
Woodstock, New York | Age 71

Key member of The Band dies at 71
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Fans gather to honor Levon Helm at Woodstock home

MARY ESCH, The Associated Press

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Busloads of friends and fans of Levon Helm traveled to his home Thursday to say goodbye to the influential singer and drummer for The Band, who died of cancer last week.

The public memorial was held at the Woodstock barn where Helm held his Saturday night Midnight Ramble concerts in New York's Hudson Valley. His closed casket, on the second floor...

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