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Levon Helm

Aug. 14, 2009 - Levon Helm and the Levon Helm band perform during the Heros of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y., marking the 40th anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock concert.
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Levon Helm performs “The Weight” from The Last Waltz. The legendary 71-year-old drummer-singer of The Band, is in “the final stages of his battle with cancer,” according to a note posted on his Web site by his wife and daughter. **FACEBOOK FAN PAGE UPDATE: Mr Helm “passed peacefully this afternoon. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates”

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