Levon Helm In ‘Final Stages’ of Battle With Cancer

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Levon Helm

Sad news from the family of Levon Helm, the drummer- singer from The Band.He’s in the final stages of his battle with cancer. Levon was diagnosed with throat cancer in the late 1990s. He recovered, but it took him many years to get his singing voice back. This past Saturday Robbie Robertson sent “love and prayers” out to Helm. Click over to read the statement from his family.

From the family of Levon Helm: “Please send your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey. Thank you fans and music lovers who have made his life so filled with joy and celebration…he has loved nothing more than to play, to fill the room up with music, lay down the back beat, and make the people dance! He did it every time he took the stage.”

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