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The Band’s Garth Hudson on why The Basement Tapes are still ‘special and treasured’

The Band’s Garth Hudson on why The Basement Tapes are still ‘special and treasured’

He carefully recorded and then stored ‘The Basement Tapes’ for decades. Now, Garth Hudson joins us to talk about this amazing trove of songs.

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Deep Cuts from the Band’s Self-Titled 1969 Masterpiece: Gimme Five

Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Jupiter Hollow” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Jupiter Hollow” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)

An odyssey toward imagination’s outer limits, with Garth Hudson as rocket fuel.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ophelia” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Ophelia” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)

This song is Garth Hudson’s triumph, his musical testament, his masterpiece.

Across the Great Divide: Rick Danko with Garth Hudson, “Blue River” (1991)

Across the Great Divide: Rick Danko with Garth Hudson, “Blue River” (1991)

Perhaps unsurprisingly, former Band vocalist Rick Danko found renewed vigor within another collaborative experience on ‘Danko/Fjeld/Andersen.’

‘He left a heritage': Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm

‘He left a heritage': Garth Hudson, Amy Helm, Steve Berlin and Jimmy Vivino on Levon Helm

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

‘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.

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Blind Willie McTell” from Jericho (1993)

Across the Great Divide: The Band, “Blind Willie McTell” from Jericho (1993)

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.

Across the Great Divide: Rick Danko with Garth Hudson, “New Mexicoe” from Rick Danko (1977)

Across the Great Divide: Rick Danko with Garth Hudson, “New Mexicoe” from Rick Danko (1977)

The museful accordion of Garth Hudson on Rick Danko’s “New Mexicoe” heralds not just an important partial reunion for the post-Robbie Robertson Band, but one of the most notable lost gems from their combined solo careers.

Doug Paisley featuring the Band’s Garth Hudson – Strong Feelings (2014)

Doug Paisley featuring the Band’s Garth Hudson – Strong Feelings (2014)

Doug Paisley writes with a subtle beauty, with a steel-toed determination, with a twilit ache. Context, however, is everything in music. Otherwise, they wouldn’t be songs; they’d be poetry. The Band’s Garth Hudson provides that context