Revisiting my extensive music collection, one artist at a time

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It’s been nearly eight years since I revisited the discography of legendary quintet The Band for a 5-part series. They were only the third artist I wrote about, following Van … Continue reading

February 16, 2019 · 27 Comments

THE BAND Part 5 – Waltzing In The Basement With Bob / In Conclusion

Between June and October 1967, Bob Dylan and The Band wrote & recorded dozens of songs in a home in West Saugerties, New York that was known as “Big Pink” … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · 7 Comments

THE BAND Part 4 – Matinee Idols

For their fifth studio album, The Band released Moondog Matinee (1973), a collection of cover songs. It was originally intended to include material from their mid-60s repertoire as a touring … Continue reading

June 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

THE BAND Part 3 – Life Was A Carnival

How do you follow up two critically acclaimed (and commercially successful) albums, especially when they’re your first two releases? After Music From Big Pink and The Band, the five members … Continue reading

June 9, 2011 · 2 Comments

THE BAND Part 2 – This Band’s On Fire

It’s not easy deciding where to start a discussion about The Band. They may have been known for their work with Bob Dylan in the mid-60s, as well as their … Continue reading

May 31, 2011 · 15 Comments

THE BAND Part 1 – Thoughts On An Artist

“The Band” was the perfect name for this collection of musicians: Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, Richard Manuel and Garth Hudson. They had been playing together for several years, … Continue reading

May 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

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