The Band. Such a simple name for such a legendary outfit, but also a completely apt piece of definitive musical description; its terseness only serves to draw you in.
The self-titled second album by The Band honed everything from ‘Music From Big Pink’ with deft performances and an innate knack for storytelling.
New editions of the 1969 landmark include a 180 gram, 2LP “tiger’s eye” colour vinyl limited edition.
The classic song was written by Canadian Robbie Robertson about the last days of the Civil War, and sung by American southerner Levon Helm.
His fourth solo album was a celebration of both Eric's refuelled creativity and some great musical relationships.