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Levon Helm, the Arkansas-born multi-instrumentalist and vocalist whose unforgettable voice graced some of The Band's biggest hits, died yesterday in Woodstock, New York, after a long battle with cancer. He was 71.
While the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony won't air on HBO until early next month, the below bit of fan-filmed footage featuring former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan, Gilby Clarke and Steven Adler performing "Sweet Child O Mine" might tide you over 'til then.
Guitarist Robbie Robertson, a former member of The Band, visited an ailing Levon Helm in the hospital over the weekend. Helm, best known as the drummer in The Band -- and singer of several of the band's hits -- is in the final stages of his 14-year struggle cancer, as posted by his wife and daughter last Friday.