Levon Helm is dying

From the former Band singer/drummer’s Facebook page:

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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Fellow musicians react to the news:

All my love to Levon helm

— Flea (@flea333) April 17, 2012

My thoughts & prayers go out to Levon Helm & his family.

— Slash (@Slash) April 17, 2012

Send all your nice thoughts to Levon Helm, just in case you haven't yet.

— Neko Case (@NekoCase) April 17, 2012

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