If “Americana” has ever had any solid definition, it is in the songs that The Band recorded for their epochal debut album, ‘Music From Big Pink’.
Worldwide changes during the Summer Of Love hit an interesting funnel in New York City in what had been a traditional centre for artists in the jazz, rhythm’n’blues and early rock’n’roll communities.
With its roots in country tradition and punk attitude, Americana music is hard to define but easy to love. uDiscover Music dons a Nudie suit and goes in search of the Americana...
Eurythmics' Dave Stewart and three members of The Band were among the contributors to the group's sixth studio album.
The best live albums of all time capture the very essence of a band’s energy in concert, making you feel like you were actually there.
The star-studded show will also feature Don Was, John Medeski and Ivan Neville, plus members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bonerama and the Radiators.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
The Band’s guitarist and songwriter, Robbie Robertson, discusses the ‘Once Were Brothers’ documentary: “I am happy how soulful it turned out.”
Jones followed the amazing achievements of her Blue Note debut 'Come Away With Me' with another sensational success.
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 clip is directed by Kevin Kerslake, who made era-defining videos in the 1990s for such artists as Nirvana, Sonic Youth and Smashing Pumpkins.
It was the first Fairport album to feature Sandy Denny's unforgettable vocals and her addition to their songwriting talent pool.
Cinema’s history of rock’n’roll movies ranges across studio features documentaries and even the avant-garde, helping to turn stage stars into screen icons.
“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.