Levon Helm In “Final Stages” Of Cancer Battle

According to a note posted on Levon Helm’s website, the long-time drummer and singer for The Band is nearing the end of his fight with cancer. The note was signed by his daughter and wife.

Dear Friends,
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

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