Ronnie Hawkins

  1. Levon Helm Dies at 71

    April 19, 2012 3:24 PM EDT Getty Levon Helm, a drummer, actor and the last surviving voice of The Band, whose Southern tenor was heard on the group's classic songs "Up on Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," died Thursday aftern ...

  2. Levon Helm in 'Final Stages' of Cancer

    April 17, 2012 6:05 PM EDT Levon Helm, a treasured voice in Americana music whose Southern drawl and busy-but-tight drumming brought an authenticity to The Band, is losing his decade-long battle with cancer, his family announced on Tuesday. "Levon is in the final stage ...

  3. Nickelback, Ostanek Among SOCAN Award Winners

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Society of Composers Authors and Music Publishers of Canada held its annual awards gala in Toronto Nov. 19, with polka king Walter Ostanek, rock pioneer Ronnie Hawkins and rock band Nickelback among the winners. Ostanek received SOCAN's L ...