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

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

Here’s a greasy, funk-focused triumph from the Band that must have made Gamble and Huff turn green.

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

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

One of the Band’s final aggregate triumphs traces a tale of alienation and redemption.

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

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

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

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

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

Robbie Robertson joins us to talk about an often-overlooked late-period classic from the Band.

The Band, “Remedy” from Jericho (1993): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Remedy” from Jericho (1993): Across the Great Divide

“It was powerful, a little bit more rock ‘n’ roll version,” Jim Weider says of the Band’s 1990s-era lineup, “and it fit the times.”

The Levon Helm Band, “The Same Thing” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

The Levon Helm Band, “The Same Thing” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

A treasured opportunity to hear Levon Helm swinging again, in all of his groaning, yelping, easy-going, era-defying, down-home glory.

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: ‘He left a heritage’

Levon Helm’s music was a homey as it was connective — with his history, with everyone’s.

The Band, “Mystery Train”  from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Mystery Train” from Moondog Matinee (1973): Across the Great Divide

The Band’s covers-focused Moondog Matinee could be seen as a place keeper, but it wasn’t without its moments of creative and emotional spark.

The Band + Emmylou Harris, “Evangeline” from The Last Waltz (1978): Across the Great Divide

The Band + Emmylou Harris, “Evangeline” from The Last Waltz (1978): Across the Great Divide

There could have been no more perfect moment for Emmylou Harris’ timelessly lonesome sound to intertwine with Rick Danko’s and Levon Helm’s, as the Band relays the horror of a riverboat settling to the bottom of Big Muddy.

The Band, “Get Up Jake” from Rock of Ages (1972): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “Get Up Jake” from Rock of Ages (1972): Across the Great Divide

“Get Up Jake” initially got left off 1969’s ‘The Band,’ apparently because it sounded too much of a piece.

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