Richard Manuel, and this is so sad, was on to something at the end.
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This lightly grooved, calliope-paced aside plays to Levon Helm’s many strengths.
‘We’ll figure it out; we’ll wing it’: Robbie Robertson remembers thrilling unrehearsed Band set with Bob Dylan
Dylan joined the Band on stage for an off-the-cuff New Year’s Eve 1971 set.
Filled with depthless longing, “Share Your Love” gave this album an emotional center.
Rick Danko’s voice, poignant now with aged wisdom, finds previously unknown depths.
And so the reflective ‘Northern Lights-Southern Cross’ ends, so full of promises.
“All I could do was admire it from afar,” he admits, “and long for something similar.”
Across the Great Divide: The Band, “It Makes No Difference” from Northern Lights-Southern Cross (1975)
A moment like few others from the Band, and Rick Danko’s greatest vehicle.
Here’s a greasy, funk-focused triumph that must have made Gamble and Huff turn green.
“Had you been there,” the Staple Singers star says, “you would have heard my heart pounding.”