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The Band's Rock of Ages

In the summer of 1972, The Band released a live album called Rock of Ages. In the liner notes of the album it stated it was “recorded at The Academy of Music, New York, on the eclipse of the New Year 1971 to 72.” I thought that was just a poetic way of saying the concert was recorded on New Year’s Eve. 1,672 more words

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The Band

I guess the name couldn’t have been more prescient — THE band! IMHO this is the greatest band of all for many reasons as nicely set out in this documentary (yet another excellent installment to the… 128 more words

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De teckel van Tolstoi

“Omdat ik geen baard draag, niet op sandalen loop en op geen enkele trendgevoelige etage van de Bijenkorf ooit een halsketting met een mystiek Indiaas ijzerwerkje heb gekocht, ben ik altijd een zekere drempelvrees voor protestacties blijven houden.” aldus Jan Blokker sr. 1,053 more words

We've All Gone Solo #2 (Rick Danko)

In a scene from “The Last Waltz” film, the Band’s bassist-vocalist Rick Danko sits at a studio mixing board with director Martin Scorsese and plays back a track he’s been working on for his upcoming solo album. 432 more words

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Haunting Americana on Country Monday

Taking two dogs for a walk, both with 5 metre leads, can be a bit tricky. Especially when some nit-wit decided to walk over the dunes and let the dogs “follow their noses”, resulting in getting into a big tangle in some bushes. 142 more words

The Band Featuring Rick Danko Play "It Makes No Difference"

Listen to this track by one-time clubhousing musical pioneers and last waltzing quintet mostly from Canada, The Band. It’s “It Makes No Difference”, a classic deep-cut from their 1975 album… 910 more words

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Review: 16 Essential Songs To Hear In Dylan's New 'Basement Tapes' Box Set

Dylan, Band Recorded Songs In Late ‘60s In Woodstock, N.Y.

When Bob Dylan and the Band recorded the material that soon gained legend as “The Basement Tapes” in the late 1960s, this homespun, tradition-minded music stuck out like a sore thumb during the psychedelia-drenched Age of Aquarius. 3,176 more words

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