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PBS NewsHour | Remembering Rock Legend Levon Helm of The Band | PBS

Duration: 01:42
Program: PBS NewsHour #10310
Broadcast Date: Apr. 19, 2012

Levon Helm was the drummer and a singer for The Band, a rock group known for its blend of blues and folk in songs like "The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down" and for its work with Bob Dylan. Helm died Thursday at age 71. Here is an excerpt from one of his group's signature songs, "The Weight."

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Post Date: April 19, 2012