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Robbie Robertson On The Band: ‘I Hoped We Would Have A Timeless Quality’

The Band has had a profound impact on some of the most relevant bands of today, including Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne and a little combo called Mumford & Sons. In fact, Mumford & Sons and Jim James of My Morning Jacket contribute to the liner notes of brand new Band 4 CD/1 DVD box set, Live At The Academy Of Music 1971, produced by Robertson.

09/16/2013

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Eric Clapton/Keith Richards Collaboration Highlights Crossroads Festival, Night 2

At night 1 of Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads festival, he opened the show with an acoustic set. So, on night 2 (April 13), fans showed up at the 7:30 pm start time in hopes of getting […]

04/14/2013

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The Three Definitive Songs of The Band (In Honor of Levon)

With today’s passing of Levon Helm, rock and roll has lost a man whose voice could inject soul into a folk tune and funk into a country stomp. In concert with his quartet of companions, […]

04/19/2012

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Music reactions to Levon Helm’s passing

In the days leading up to Levon Helm’s passing (and since the news of his passing spread earlier today), the music world has taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the drummer, singer and mandolin […]

04/19/2012

Best Sellers From The ’60s: Bob Dylan’s “Blonde On Blonde”

Considered [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]‘s masterwork, Blonde on Blonde was an expansive two-album, 72-minute set released in 1966. “The closest I ever got to the sound I hear in my head,” Dylan, who turns 70 today, […]

05/24/2011

What’s In The Words: “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”

“Back with my wife in Tennessee, when one day she called to me “Virgil, quick, come see, there go the Robert E.Lee” Now I don’t mind choppin’ wood, and I don’t care if the money’s […]

03/07/2011

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