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Levon Helm in Final Stages of Battle With Cancer

Posted by: Jason Tate (04/17/12)
According to his wife and daughter, Levon Helm (drummer/singer for The Band) is in "the final stages" of his battle with cancer.

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03:37 PM on 04/17/12
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:(((((((
03:38 PM on 04/17/12
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03:41 PM on 04/17/12
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Fuck cancer!
03:43 PM on 04/17/12
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this is just too sad. great drummer, great voice, and all around legendary institution of music. cancer can suck my dick
03:48 PM on 04/17/12
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damn that's rough
03:55 PM on 04/17/12
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heart wrenching
04:14 PM on 04/17/12
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Awwwww shit. Terrible news.
04:28 PM on 04/17/12
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So sad
04:31 PM on 04/17/12
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That's really sad. Prayers for his family.
04:31 PM on 04/17/12
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This sucks. Saw him a few years ago at Gathering of The Vibes and definitely a highlight of the weekend.
05:14 PM on 04/17/12
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That's really a bummer. My dad is going to be crushed.
05:23 PM on 04/17/12
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when he plays drums, you don't even need other instruments. you can hear them all in his playing. when he sings you can really feel southern hardship, even from a time before your own, and in a town that held the most well known festival of all time and where Bob Dylan resides, Levon Helm is still mayor.

i really don't want to see this happen. never made it to a ramble. i'll miss that wise ass grin of his. watching The Last Waltz, and I will certainly be playing it fucking loud.
05:33 PM on 04/17/12
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One of my favorite musicians. Glad I got to see him a few years ago. He will be truly missed.
05:53 PM on 04/17/12
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when he plays drums, you don't even need other instruments. you can hear them all in his playing. when he sings you can really feel southern hardship, even from a time before your own, and in a town that held the most well known festival of all time and where Bob Dylan resides, Levon Helm is still mayor.

i really don't want to see this happen. never made it to a ramble. i'll miss that wise ass grin of his. watching The Last Waltz, and I will certainly be playing it fucking loud.
i'll raise one up to that!
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