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The Band’s ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ Remains an Unjustly Overlooked Holiday Classic

The Band’s ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ Remains an Unjustly Overlooked Holiday Classic

The Band’s perhaps too ambitious “Christmas Must Be Tonight” never became the seasonal favorite it should have been.

The Band, “Let the Night Fall” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Let the Night Fall” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band appeared to be turning toward a kind of modernity that might clear the way for new explorations. But night was, indeed, falling.

The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s “Ain’t That a Lot of Love” felt like a one-off from a group ready to be anywhere else. And, in some ways, it was.

The Band, “Livin’ in a Dream” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Livin’ in a Dream” from Islands (1977): Across the Great Divide

This lightly grooved, calliope-paced aside from the Band plays to Levon Helm’s many strengths.

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