"He rose to fame as a drummer and singer of The Band, known for hits like "The Weight" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."
"Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon," said a message posted on his website on Thursday, April 19. "He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by all he touched as a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul." May 26, 1940 ~ April 19, 2012
Levon Helm and Babukishan in Woodstock @ party for Babu's album 'Gypsy India' and Al Aronowitz's book signing for Bob Dylan & The Beatles.
Levon telling everybody Babu Kishan aka Krishnendu Das Baul was the special guest.
Babu played for them.
Babu Kishan has known Levon Helm since the 1970's.
Babu Kishan teaching Levon Indian Drums 2004 @ Levon's house in Woodstock, NY
Love you Levon RIP
Babu kishan and Levon Helm
@ Albert B Grossman's Studio in Woodstock