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

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

The Band’s reflective ‘Northern Lights-Southern Cross’ ends, so full of promises.

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

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

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

The Band, “It Makes No Difference” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975): Across the Great Divide

The Band, “It Makes No Difference” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975): Across the Great Divide

A moment like few others from the Band, and Rick Danko’s greatest vehicle.

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, “Hobo Jungle” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975): Across the Great Divide

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

Each word, as conveyed by a transcendent the Band’s Richard Manuel, arrives like a gut punch.

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.

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