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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


MUSIC REVIEW | ***THE BAND WEEK*** Robbie Robertson – Robbie Robertson (1987)

Robbie Robertson is an amazing guitarist.  Robbie Robertson is an amazing songwriter.  Robbie Robertson is a big part of what made The Band so amazing in general.  428 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | ***THE BAND WEEK*** The Band – Music From Big Pink (1968)

Generally, the term super group is used when two or three members from two or three successful bands get together to form a new one.  But in the 60s, The Band were a different kind of super group.  536 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | ***THE BAND WEEK*** Bob Dylan – The Basement Tapes (1975)

I’ve never been a big Bob Dylan fan.  I don’t like folk music in general, and I’ve never brought myself to give his electric era a proper listen.  788 more words


Rick, Danke

Thanks, Rick. And Levon and Richard. Especially you, Garth. Fuck off, Robbie.

Also: playing this video will lead you down a rabbit hole of Americana-themed tunes written by a Canadian.