Levon Helm

Country Stars Who Stand Up Against Cancer
There are many -- too many -- country stars who have had cancer or have been personally affected by it in some way. The truth is, almost everyone knows someone who's battling against the horrific disease, and it does not discriminate based on age, fame, fortune or even good health.
Levon Helm, 1940 – 2012
Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist for The Band passed away yesterday afternoon after a lengthy battle with throat cancer. Today, let's celebrate his distinctive voice and creative drumming skills!