On an album that justly earned accolades for touching upon every element of Garth Hudson’s roving genius, this grace-note finale often gets overlooked.
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Garth Hudson’s genius has been rightly celebrated across all manner of disciplines. “Largo,” perhaps his least-heralded triumph, reminds us why.
He carefully recorded and then stored ‘The Basement Tapes’ for decades. Now, Garth Hudson joins us to talk about this amazing trove of songs.
Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
An odyssey toward imagination’s outer limits, with Garth Hudson as rocket fuel.
This song is Garth Hudson’s triumph, his musical testament, his masterpiece.
Rick Danko, with Garth Hudson, “Blue River” from Danko/Fjeld/Andersen (1991): Across the Great Divide
Perhaps unsurprisingly, former Band vocalist Rick Danko found renewed vigor within another collaborative experience on ‘Danko/Fjeld/Andersen.’
Levon Helm’s music was a homey as it was connective — with his history, with everyone’s.
‘All of it blended together': Garth Hudson remembers the Band’s beginnings ahead of London Music Hall of Fame induction
Garth Hudson receives a rare moment of individual recognition this weekend, as the endlessly inventive co-founding multi-instrumentalist in the Band is inducted this weekend into the London Music Hall of Fame.
That this song, a legendary outtake from Bob Dylan’s 1983 album Infidels, heralded the Band’s long-hoped-for return to the studio was fitting.