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Cathy Smith

Cathy Smith
Real name
Catherine Evelyn Smith
Born
April 25, 1947
Died
August 18, 2020
Country
Canada
IPI
00039403490
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Canadian occasional backup singer, rock groupie, drug dealer, and legal secretary, who served 15 months in the California state prison system for injecting John Belushi with a fatal dose of heroin and cocaine in 1982. Her earliest association was with Levon Helm, who later joined The Band, in 1963. She later had an affair with Gordon Lightfoot and was the inspiration for his song Sundown. After the affair ended, Smith returned to Helm and the circle who comprised The Band.

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