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Thread: Levon Helm...
04-17-2012, 05:04 PM #1
Not doing so well: http://www.levonhelm.com/
Levon is in the final stages of his battle with cancer. 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...
We appreciate all the love and support and concern.
From his daughter Amy, and wife Sandy
04-17-2012, 06:08 PM #2
Wow wee ... Thanks for sharing this info... Did not realize it was looking this grim. Prayers.
04-17-2012, 09:13 PM #3
This one is hard.
Levon has been such a beacon all these years. I can't even count the number of times his music put a smile on my face. Practically the soundtrack of my life.
Last I knew he had a slipped disc and was only gonna be down for a few weeks. Lots of good vibes to his family during this tough time.
04-18-2012, 08:39 AM #4yelgatgab
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- Oct 2002
- Shadynasty's Jazz Club
They should serve him Robbie Robertson's heart on a platter with some fava beans and a nice Chianti. I feel pretty certain this would cure him.
Shitty news. He made one hell of a comeback after his first bout. Makes me even more bummed that I didn't catch his show here a couple years ago.Remind me. We'll send him a red cap and a Speedo.
04-18-2012, 09:32 PM #5
Sad times for alotta folks. He is/was a legend. So many memories...
04-18-2012, 10:13 PM #6
Virgil Caine is the name...
+++vibes+++The blues has always been about taking your problems and turning them into something you can dance to, drink to and fuck to.
We're certainly not a blues band in any kind of purest sense, but to me Rock and Roll has always had it's roots in that tradition.
Patterson Hood of the DBT's
04-18-2012, 11:33 PM #7
Seems like Levons family is alright with Robbie.
"The only time any drummer should ever sing, is when he's Levon Helm"
04-19-2012, 02:58 PM #8
RIP LevonLord King of the Beater-Kooks
04-19-2012, 03:06 PM #9Registered User
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04-19-2012, 04:14 PM #10Registered User
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- Nov 2007
- boy's club
stoked i saw him live, albeit at too young an age to realize what a treat it was.
04-20-2012, 08:13 PM #11
One night only... a celebration of the life and music of Leon Helm at Denver's historic Oriental Theater featuring The Last Waltz on the big screen.
Benefit show for childhood music education. Hope you can make it.
04-20-2012, 08:55 PM #12
^ was all set to hit buy, when the wife pointed out we had tickets to see Street Dogs that night.
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04-21-2012, 01:53 AM #13
Rest in peace Levon.