“What I really want people to realise is that this group, The Band, was one of the most unique musical entities ever in the history of rock and roll.”
The new track also features on the band's new album, 'Country Fuzz', set for release through Big Machine on 7 February.
The backdrop to the album's ten new songs was the death of Richard Swift, producer of the two hugely-acclaimed albums by Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats.
The original version of the track previously appeared on the career-spanning Petty retrospective, 'The Best Of Everything'.
Enjoying one of the most prolific periods of his career, Robbie Robertson has released a new album, ‘Sinematic’, and scored the movie ‘The Irishman’.
Also appearing will be James Corden, Kendall Jenner and the famous Radio City Rockettes.
The genre-melding Grammy-winning performer will be playing dates in London and Scotland as part of a wider European jaunt.
This first festive offering shows that the four-time Grammy Award-winning blues man is just as adept addressing R&B and Americana-styled roots music.
Hear Robbie Roberson, Ringo Starr and other musicians including Marcus King, Lucas Nelson and Japanese guitarist Char cover The Band’s ‘The Weight’.
Alt-country trio Puss n Boots featuring Norah Jones, Catherine Popper and Sasha Dobson are back with a cover of Dolly Parton’s ‘The Grass Is Blue’.
With their classic 1972 album, ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band staged the ultimate picking session with their bluegrass heroes.
The song is inspired by some of the challenges that Robertson faced as a youth in Canada.
The new track also features on the band's new album, 'Closer Than Together', released through American/Republic Records on 4 October.
After an impressive debut a year ago, the event is already a must-go for countless fans of these ever-expanding genres.
From being booed with Dylan to changing the course of music, The Band’s Robbie Robertson recalls a unique “circle of creativity”.