Is Levon Helm Jewish?

Levon Helm is not Jewish. The drummer and frequent lead singer of The Band is not a Jew. He was born Mark Lavon Helm in Marvell, Arkansas.

Elton John's song "Levon" refers to Levon Helm and Elton John named his son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John.

It was announced on April 18, 2012 that Levon Helm is in the final stages of cancer.

1 comment:

  1. Apart from Robbie Robertson who was born to a Jewish Father but a Mohawk Mother, he self identifies as a Jew was anybody else from THE BAND Jewish?


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