From being booed with Dylan to changing the course of music, The Band’s Robbie Robertson recalls a unique “circle of creativity”.
The clip is directed by Kevin Kerslake, who made era-defining videos in the 1990s for such artists as Nirvana, Sonic Youth and Smashing Pumpkins.
“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.”
Enjoying one of the most prolific periods of his career, Robbie Robertson has released a new album, ‘Sinematic’, and scored the movie ‘The Irishman’.
The new recording provides a somewhat unusual take on the holiday song tradition.
New editions of the 1969 landmark include a 180 gram, 2LP “tiger’s eye” colour vinyl limited edition.
The 13-song set is accompanied by a 12” x 12” casebound 36-page hardcover book featuring Robertson's custom-made artwork.
The classic song was written by Canadian Robbie Robertson about the last days of the Civil War, and sung by American southerner Levon Helm.
Hear Robbie Roberson, Ringo Starr and other musicians including Marcus King, Lucas Nelson and Japanese guitarist Char cover The Band’s ‘The Weight’.
The song is inspired by some of the challenges that Robertson faced as a youth in Canada.
Robbie Robertson sat with executive producers Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and director Daniel Roher about bringing 'Once Were Brothers' documentary to life.
The track features vocals on the choruses by Glen Hansard, and the positive lyric makes reference to John Lennon.
The album is inspired by Robertson's recent work on crime epic 'The Irishman' and by the upcoming documentary 'Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band.'
The legendary musician will receive the award at the annual ceremony on 9 May in Toronto.
The album draws from the American roots music panoply of country, blues, R&B, gospel, soul, and rockabilly and has been widely acclaimed.
On June 19, 1976, the Neil Diamond album ‘Beautiful Noise’ album produced a US Hot 100 entry in the stirring ‘If You Know What I Mean.’