04/18/2012 12:32 pm ET

The Band Songs: As Drummer Levon Helm Battles Cancer, A Look Back At The Group's Hits

A message posted Tuesday on rock legend Levon Helm's website announced that he is in the "final stages of his battle with cancer." Fans new and old have turned to The Band's impressive catalog to celebrate the legendary drummer, so we culled some of the group's more popular tunes into the gallery below.

Helm's storied career in music has spanned over six decades, and includes years in The Band, an impressive solo career and a stint in Ronnie Hawkins' band, The Hawks. Take a listen to the songs below and let us know if you have any fond musical memories of The Band and/or Helm.

LISTEN: The Band Songs

Songs By The Band