Mark Lavon Helm (May 26, 1940-April 19, 2012), better known as Levon Helm, was an American rock musician most famous as the drummer for the rock group The Band
. Helm was also known for his deeply soulful, country-style voice, and powerful drumming style highlighted on many of the The Band's recordings, such as "The Weight
", "Up On Cripple Creek
", "King Harvest
" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
". Early years
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