Nov 25: The Last Waltz with The Band and friends was recorded in 1976

This film should be played loud! This is a message on a title card at the beginning of the film. The greatest concert movie ever made. This post concerns the movie, the audio releases have to wait for it’s own post. Wikipedia: The Last Waltz was a concert by the rock group The Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The …

October 27: Robbie Robertson released his self-titled solo debut in 1987

“…Robbie Robertson is an album that represents both a clear break from his past, and an ambitious attempt to take his fascination with American culture and music in a new and contemporary direction. It’s highly ambitious stuff…” – Mark Deming (allmusic.com) Robbie Robertson is the self-titled solo debut by Robbie Robertson, released in 1987. The album won the Juno Award …

5 fine covers of Bob Dylan’s One Too Many Mornings

Down the street the dogs are barking And the day is a-getting dark As the night comes in a-falling The dogs will lose their bark And the silent night will shatter From the sounds inside my mind For I’m one too many mornings And a thousand miles behind “One Too Many Mornings” is a song by Bob Dylan, released on …

August 31: Bob Dylan & The Band at Isle of Wight 1969 (videos)

  I once held her in my arms She said she would always stay But I was cruel I treated her like a fool I threw it all away Woodside Bay Near Ryde, Isle Of Wight, England 31 August 1969 Bob Dylan (guitar & vocal) Robbie Robertson (guitar) Richard Manuel (piano) Garth Hudson (organ) Rick Danko (bass) Levon Helm (drums)

August 17: The Band released Stage Fright in 1970

See the man with the stage fright Just standin’ up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight, But when we get to the end He wants to start all over again. August 17: The Band released Stage Fright in 1970 Stage Fright is the third studio album by The Band. Much more of a rock album than its predecessors, …