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.
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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
Too often, Levon Helm is framed by his country-fried howl, but there was always more to his art — more to his voice, to his persona, to his life.
Garth Hudson will be featured as a guest celebrity during a special pre-show meet and greet for the Tribute to the Last Waltz benefit, held Saturday, November 30, 2013, at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia.
Building off Ezekiel’s biblical vision, “This Wheel’s On Fire” recalls — more than any other track on Music from Big Pink — the collaborative setting between the Band and Bob Dylan
It starts out as Bach, and then it becomes something entirely guttural, midnight funky, so completely dangerous. And that’s all before anybody but Garth Hudson does a thing on “Chest Fever.”
“In a Station,” this light-filled paean to the Band’s pastoral surroundings at Big Pink, is a powerful argument against the recent label repackaging, and repackaging yet again, of their individual songs.
Tony Iommi unleashes a torrent of gnarly riffs on the new Black Sabbath recording with Ozzy Osbourne, while Paul McCartney’s earliest post-Beatles concert successes in America are reborn on Rockshow.
Best of May 2013: The Band, Deep Purple, the Beatles, Toto, Steve Hackett/Ray Wilson, John Frusciante
May was dominated by both the Band and the Beatles — two titans of the 1960s whose legacies continue to intrigue and delight successive generations of music aficionados.
Jimmy Vivino’s connection with the Band runs deep, and it continues right through to his upcoming release 13 Live, which was recorded at Levon Helm’s rustic concert space.