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Levon Helm, Drummer and Gravel-Throated Singer for the Band, Dies at 71

From left, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and Robbie Robertson of the Band in Woodstock, N.Y.

Michael Ochs Archives 2009

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The Levon Helm Sextet in 1964, before becoming the Band in three years. Only Jerry Penfound, on the left, would be dropped. Includes Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and Robbie Robertson.

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A smiling Garth Hudson sits in front of The Band’s recordings with Bob Dylan, better known as “The Basement Tapes,” in 1968. (Photographer: Elliott Landy)

The Band hanging out - Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson. #music

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Garth Hudson of The Band chatting with Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett at Midway Stadium in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1970. (Photographer: Michael Ochs)

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Garth Hudson plays his Lowrey Symphonic Theatre Organ H25-3 (w/Richard Manuel in the background) during The Band concert at Wembley Stadium in 1974. (Photographer: John Scheele)

Garth Hudson, Levon Helm, and Rick Danko of The Band backstage at “This Country’s Rockin’” concert in Pontiac, Michigan in 1989. (Photographer: Nancy Lee Andrews)

Rick Danko, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel after performing on the short-lived television show Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonite in 1983. Richard’s face is like “WTF???” (Photographer: David Gans)