The classic song was written by Canadian Robbie Robertson about the last days of the Civil War, and sung by American southerner Levon Helm.
The new releases are previewed by a previously unreleased, vastly different alternate version of 'Rag Mama Rag.'
The self-titled second album by The Band honed everything from ‘Music From Big Pink’ with deft performances and an innate knack for storytelling.
His fourth solo album was a celebration of both Eric's refuelled creativity and some great musical relationships.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
Jones followed the amazing achievements of her Blue Note debut 'Come Away With Me' with another sensational success.
The celebrated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer played on classics such as ‘Blue Suede Shoes’, 'Jailhouse Rock' and ‘Hound Dog’.
Scotty Moore, the guitarist who helped Elvis Presley create his revolutionary rock 'n' roll sound at Sun Records, died yesterday (28) at the age of 84.
One of the great catalogues in American rock history returns to vinyl on July 31, with USM’s global release of ‘The Band: The Capitol Albums 1968-1977.’
It's very difficult to define what Americana is but just like jazz it has many different branches, but only the one root system.