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Best of May 2013: The Band, Deep Purple, the Beatles, Toto, Steve Hackett/Ray Wilson, John Frusciante

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 on ’13 Live,’ Al Kooper and the Band’s indelible legacy: Something Else! Interview

Jimmy Vivino on ’13 Live,’ Al Kooper and the Band’s indelible legacy: Something Else! Interview

Jimmy Vivino’s connection with the Band runs deep, and it continues right through ’13 Live,’ which was recorded at Levon Helm’s rustic concert space.

‘It will be a grand jaunt’: The Band’s Garth Hudson, Sister Maud set for series of summer appearances

‘It will be a grand jaunt’: The Band’s Garth Hudson, Sister Maud set for series of summer appearances

Even as Garth Hudson continues working on a new studio effort, the Band’s very busy multi-instrumentalist is prepping for a tour in Japan, to begin at the end of July.

Richard Barone – Cool Blue Halo 25th Anniversary Concert (2012)

Recreating an album 25 years later is not always the easiest task to tackle — let alone being able to assemble the same exact musicians (including D.J. Vin Scelsa’s new introduction), but the ex-Bongos front man Richard Barone pulled it off.

Garth Hudson, Richard Thompson, Graham Parker, Eric Bibb, others – The Beautiful Old (2013)

Garth Hudson, Richard Thompson, Graham Parker, Eric Bibb, others – The Beautiful Old (2013)

It’s difficult, as this plays, to believe that The Beautiful Old focuses on sheet-music favorites from before the advent of electricity. These 19 gusts of folk-tinged turn-of-the-century Americana still hold boundless insights.

The Band’s Garth Hudson is at work on a new project, marking his 75th year

The Band’s Garth Hudson is at work on a new project, marking his 75th year

Garth Hudson, fresh off an emotional concert tribute to the fallen voices of the Band, has begun work on a new musical project — and this one promises to be even more personal.

Best of November 2012: Readers pick Garth Hudson, Monkees, King Crimson, Beatles, Aerosmith

A rare talk with co-founding Band multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson, presented in two parts over the course of November, shot to the top of our November 2012 readers poll

Garth Hudson remembers the fallen voices of the Band: ‘We had to return to it, and go on’

Garth Hudson remembers the fallen voices of the Band: ‘We had to return to it, and go on’

The Band’s Garth Hudson passes along personal anecdotes that only a life-long friend could share.

Garth Hudson, co-founding member of the Band: Something Else! Interview

Garth Hudson, co-founding member of the Band: Something Else! Interview

For Garth Hudson, next month’s gala “Songs of the Band” event at Pennsylvania’s Keswick Theatre is another chance to remember the group’s departed fellow co-founding members — Richard Manuel, Rick Danko and Levon Helm.

Neil Young, the Sadies and Garth Hudson, “This Wheel’s On Fire” (2012): One Track Mind

Neil Young, the Sadies and Garth Hudson, “This Wheel’s On Fire” (2012): One Track Mind

Garth Hudson’s update of “This Wheel’s On Fire” shows how the Band’s music could be just as dangerous as it could be contemplative.

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