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Levon Helm

Levon Helm was the drummer and lead vocalist for The Band. Helm's Arkansas roots gave the Canadian group an American folk sound. In the 1960's The Band got its start backing Bob Dylan. They went on their own in 1968 with Music From Big Pink.

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Levon Helm of The Band

The drummer and lead vocalist's Arkansas roots gave the Canadian group an American folk sound. In the 1960's The Band got it's start backing Bob Dylan. They went on their own in 1968 with "Music From Big Pink." The Band's most recent album is called "Jericho." They're playing Woodstock this weekend, and will then continue to tour.

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Musician Levon Helm.

Drummer and lead vocalist for the rock group The Band, Levon Helm. Helm's Arkansas roots gave the Canadian group an American folk sound. In the 1960's The Band, got it's start backing Bob Dylan. They went on their own in 1968 with "Music From Big Pink." The Band is back with a new album, "Jericho," and a tour. Helm's written a book about The Band called "This Wheel's On Fire" (Morrow).

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