Levon Helm, key member of The Band, dies at 71
Published 04/19/2012, Associated Press
Levon Helm, the drummer and singer who brought an urgent beat and a genuine Arkansas twang to some of The Band's best-known songs and helped turn a bunch of musicians known mostly as Bob Dylan's backup group into one of rock's most legendary acts, has died. He was 71.Word count: 1080
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