Crazy Horse, as Robbie Robertson’s “It Is a Good Day to Die” makes clear, wasn’t being boastful. This wasn’t a warrior’s cry.
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Robbie Robertson on a thrilling, unrehearsed New Year’s Eve set with Bob Dylan: ‘We were just winging it’
Two and a half hours into a Dec. 31, 1971 show, the Band was joined by Bob Dylan — who arrived without a setlist.
The Band’s perhaps too ambitious “Christmas Must Be Tonight” never became the seasonal favorite it should have been.
Robbie Robertson’s willingness to speak from the heart gave moments like ‘Broken Arrow’ a new resonance.
Robbie Robertson’s son set out to reshape his father’s life as a children’s tale. He ended up with something that will resonate with everyone.
Even lesser-known tracks continue to yield important insights, decades later.
Across the Great Divide: Robbie Robertson, “He Don’t Live Here No More” from How to Become Clairvoyant (2011)
A searing rebuke, performed with bristling force on a gut-string guitar.
Across the Great Divide: Robbie Robertson with Rick Danko, “Sonny Got Caught in the Moonlight,” Robbie Robertson (1987)
It’s comfortably like, but also thrillingly unlike, everything that came before.
And so the reflective ‘Northern Lights-Southern Cross’ ends, so full of promises.
An odyssey toward imagination’s outer limits, with Garth Hudson as rocket fuel.