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Planet Waves

I bought this Bob Dylan album from 1974 sometime between 1978 and 1981,  not as a conscious decision for this particular item but because it was discounted. 700 more words

The Band- The Band (1969): A Stepping Stone for Americana

Affectionately referred to as “The Brown Album” by many, The Band’s second album can truly be seen as the progenitor of the rock and roll sub-genre of Americana.   690 more words


CK Retro Review: Jubilation by The Band

It’s fitting that The Band’s last album would turn out to be 1998′s Jubilation, since it seemed to be a conscious attempt to go back, lyrically at least, to where it all began for them. 782 more words

Retro Reviews

Significant Songs (23)

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

The Canadian/American group The Band, were best-known for supporting Bob Dylan, on various tours. Most of the members had been around the music scene since the late 1950′s, and when they got together as a group, something magical happened. 555 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

CK Retro Review: High On The Hog by The Band

Proving that their rebirth as studio artists had legs, The Band followed up 1993′s Jericho with High On The Hog in 1996. This album was even more reliant on cover material than its predecessor, with some of the song choices inspired and some a tad wacky. 651 more words

Bob Dylan

CK Retro Review: Islands by The Band

The Band owed their record company one more album and they recorded this album in the midst of rehearsals for The Last Waltz. As a result, 1977′s… 609 more words

Retro Reviews

CK Retro Review: Northern Lights-Southern Cross by The Band

Jubilation was their last album, Islands their last with the original lineup, and The Last Waltz was meant to be their grand finale. But 1975′s… 871 more words

Bob Dylan