“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.”
You may know every lyric to your favourite songs, but do you know who wrote them? Here are just a few of the secret songwriters behind the greatest hits.
Albums featuring his contributions included Elton John and Leon Russell's 'The Union,' Eric Clapton and JJ Cale's 'The Road To Escondido' and Raitt's 'Nick of Time' and 'Longing In Their Hearts.'
Film musicals, a true American art form, have celebrated freedom in the cinema, self-expression and the pursuit of dreams down life’s yellow brick road.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?
“I wanted to write something that was stirring inside of me,” says The Band’s Robbie Robertson of his song ‘Up On Cripple Creek’.
The self-titled second album by The Band honed everything from ‘Music From Big Pink’ with deft performances and an innate knack for storytelling.
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.
Still known at this time by the name she came to dislike, Mama Cass, she released her debut solo album in October 1968.
The classic song was written by Canadian Robbie Robertson about the last days of the Civil War, and sung by American southerner Levon Helm.
'Photograph' was co-written by Starr with George Harrison, as their close post-Beatles working relationship continued.
Robertson was accompanied by house band the Roots in his first network TV performance for eight years.
Hear Robbie Roberson, Ringo Starr and other musicians including Marcus King, Lucas Nelson and Japanese guitarist Char cover The Band’s ‘The Weight’.