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Throwback: The Basement Tapes

I’ve been playing this album low on repeat in while finishing up my students’ final grades. In a way, this background position fits an album planted in the roots and rhythms of what we now call America, or alt.country. 248 more words

Bob Dylan

On March 15, 1977.

On March 15, 1977, “Capitol” label released “Islands”, the seventh The Band studio album. It was recorded in December 1976 and January 1977, at
”Shangri-la Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by The Band. 115 more words

CLASSIC CONCERT: Rick Danko @ Cibolo Creek Country Club / Cibolo, TX / March 11, 1995

I know I’m not alone in claiming Rick Danko to be my favorite member of The Band. Elvis Costello once said in a magazine interview that Danko was his absolute hero. 667 more words

Classic Concerts

Stunning Images Of "The Last Waltz" That Were Thought To Be Lost

It was said that the only thing missing from the night were the professional photos that were taken. Forty years later and the lost treasures are finally found.



On September 22, 1969.

On September 22, 1969, “Capitol” label released The Band’s second studio album simply named “The Band”, also known as “The Brown Album”. The album was recorded at late 1968 and in 1969 at the “Pool House” in West Hollywood, and “The Hit Factory” in New York, and was produced by John Simon. 132 more words

On September 15, 1971.

On September 15, 1971, “Capitol” label released Band’s fourth studio album “Cahoots”. The album was recorded at the beginning of 1971 at “Bearsville Sound Studio”, in Bearsville, New York, and was produced by the Band. 126 more words

MUSIC REVIEW | ***THE BAND WEEK*** Levon Helm – Dirt Farmer (2007)

In my limited experience with The Band, Levon Helm has always been my favourite member.  Usually on drum duties, he plays in such a unique way, that his beats sound like guitar riffs.  492 more words